Edwin Murdo Simpson (Sgt Ret)
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May 25, 1937 – November 19, 2019
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the passing of Edwin Murdo Simpson on November 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM. Edwin passed away at home surrounded by his family. Edwin was pre-deceased by his loving wife Charlotte and Son Alexander (Sandy) and son-in-law Ron Kimmel.
Ed was born on May 25, 1937 at home in Havelock Ontario, son of Malcolm and Catherine Simpson. Edwin was pre-deceased by his sisters Jean and Hazel and brothers Bob and Ron. Ed was a proud 34 year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (2RHC Nemo me impune lacessit and 2 PPCLI a battalion apart Regt Number 494) serving in Germany and Cyprus. Edwin was the proud father of Ann Kimmel, Alexander Simpson, Donald Simpson (Rose) and Patti Selman as well as grandchildren Jason, David, Jo-Ann Marie and great grandchildren Tristan, Natalie and Keira.
The family will have a private celebration of his life followed by an interment at Waverley Memorial Gardens in the spring.
The family would also like to express their thanks to all the palliative home care workers that made Dad’s final day’s comfortable as well as a special thanks to Melodie who’s care made our lives easier during a very difficult time in our life.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Wounded Warriors Canada https://woundedwarriors.ca/our-programs/warrior-kids-program/
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