Robert L. Simpson
October 30, 1931 - November 7, 2018
Service Date: November 24, 2018
Robert L Simpson, 87, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, October 30, 1931, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his daughter’s residence surrounded by his family.
Bob retired as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in 1988 and worked for the East St. Louis Police Department for 8 years. He was a member of the Illinois Police Association and Retired Marshal’s Association . He was a U.S. Marine, Korean War veteran.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Wife: Myrna, nee Heins, Simpson
- Father: David B. Simpson
- Mother: Lillian, nee Anderson, Carneal
- Son-in-Law: Rick Stone
Surviving are his:
- 3 Children
- Sandra (Rick) Scaiefe of Belleville, IL
- Nancy Stone of Smithton, IL
- Robert (Janell) Simpson of Makanda, IL
- Sweetheart of 12 years: Norma “Nonnie” Cotton and her family
- 14 Grandchildren
- Terri (Matt) Marino
- Becky (John) Gardner
- Brian (Carlin) Lewis
- Brad (Jamie) Lewis
- John (Kelli) Scaiefe
- Sara (Nick) Correnti
- Kelsi Scaiefe
- Bobby Ludgate
- Katie (Chris) Keck
- Matt (Meagan) Ludgate
- Michael (Brooke) Ludgate
- Ben Simpson
- Meredith (Adam) Jones
- Samantha (Max) Reh
- 22 Great-grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the PSOP or Family Hospice.
Visitation: Visitation from 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the funeral home. Private interment at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois.