Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home
Archie Simpson, 82, husband of Valinda Starnes Simpson, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013.
Archie was born October, 6, 1930, in Madison County to the late Zeke and Lula Agee Simpson.
He was a retired employee of Sherwin-Williams as well as a life-long farmer. Archie loved animals, especially his dogs. He was a veteran of the Korean War where he achieved the rank of corporal in the U.S. Army.
A 50-year Mason, Archie was a member of the Madison Lodge No. 183, Knights Templar, Grand Royal Arch Masons, Chapter 16, and Grand Council of Kentucky No. 71. He was a member of the Broadway Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of 58 years, Archie is survived by his two sons, Royce Gene Simpson and Jimmy Dean Simpson (Barbara); as well as several cousins and a host of friends.
Funeral Services for Archie will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Guiley officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Masonic Services will be conducted at 8:30 p.m.
Pallbearers will be: Barry Smith, Don Faulkner, Arlie Faulkner, Don Long, Gary Long and Shirley Hendricks.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Billy May, Buck Allen Prewitt, Junior King, Mason Griggs, and Tom Stamper.