G. Croft Simpson

G. Croft Simpson, 83, of Belleville, Illinois, born Thursday, September 27, 1928, in New York, NY, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

G. Croft Simpson was an World War II Army veteran, he worked as the finance manager at Brodhead Ford and was the retired owner for Simpson RV Sales. He was a member of Faith Family Church in Shiloh Illinois and the Past President of the Chamber of Commerce in Fairview Heights.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Clarence W. and Helen M. nee Croft Simpson
  • Sister: Charlotte Pratt

Surviving are hi:s:

  • Wife: Ginny L. Simpson of Belleville, IL
  • Daughters
    • Sharon (Mike) Hopfinger of Sylva, NC
    • Christie L. Drake of Belleville, IL
    • Lori (Chet) Klein of Northfield, MN
  • Grandchildren
    • Jason (Stephanie) Hopfinger
    • Kristin (David) Pribyla
    • Kelsey Klein
  • 5 Great Grandchildren

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois and from 10:00 am - 11:00 am Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Faith Family Church in Shiloh, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Faith Family Church, with Rev. Rick Hufton officiating  Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory.

Condolences left for G. Croft Simpson:

    Dearest Papa, Not a day goes by that you are not loved and missed with all my heart. You were simply a wonderful Dad, and I owe so much to how you raised me, along with Mom. I know I am so blessed and you will live in my world with memories, and in my heart with love. I know you are at peace. I love you, sweet Papa. Your favorite youngest, Lori

    Lori Klein Northfield MN 55057