Robert Simpson, 88

Robert "Bob" Simpson, passed away at his Wabash home on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at 6:14 a.m.  He was 88 years old. 

Robert was born in Miami County, to Clearence & Sara (Coiner) Simpson. 

Robert was a World War II United States Army Veteran.  He retired from GenCorp and was a member of the Masonic Lodge Hannah No.61, Wabash Eagles, Wabash Moose Lodge and Scottish Rite Shrine, Fort Wayne. 

He is survived by life companion, Judith K. Penisten; sons, James (Janette) Simpson, Alabama, and Billy Simpson, Wabash; daughter, Mrs. Gary (Diana) Ebbinghouse, Bluffton; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters. 

There will be no service.  Arrangements are entrusted to McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash. 

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Posted on 2017 Sep 19