Richard Ellworth “Dick” Simpson

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Richard Ellworth “Dick” Simpson, 75, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at his home.

He was born July 11, 1944, in Snyder, Texas, the son of James and Jewell Simpson. On Sept. 13, 1964, he was united in marriage to Alice Kay Askins, who preceded him in death on March 15, 2018. Also preceding him in death were his parents and daughter-in-law, Laura.

Survivors include: one son, Brent Simpson of Lubbock, Texas; two sisters, Sandy Dennis of Brownfield, Texas, and Marilyn Coonerod of Grandview, Texas; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He grew up in Texas and graduated from Snyder High School. For several years, he worked in the oil fields as a sand blasting painter. He also owned a snow cone business. Around 12 years ago, he moved to Cassville to make his home.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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