James “Jim” H. Simpson, Sr., 90, of Greensboro, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be 2:00 PM Friday, November 8, 2019 at Hinshaw United Methodist Church, 4501 High Point Rd. (renamed W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro NC) with burial to follow at Westminster Gardens.
Jim was a long-time member at Hinshaw United Methodist Church. More recently, he was a member of Florida Street Baptist Church. He served both as Sunday school teacher and the Board of Trustees for many years. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows since 1966 and served as past Noble Grand of Buena Vista Lodge 21. He was also active as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America. Jim was retired from Guilford Mills, where he held the position of Computer Analyst.
He is preceded in death by brothers, John and Thomas Simpson along with sisters, Mary Frances Blaylock and Nancy Rumple.
He is survived by his son, Jim Simpson, Jr. (Sherrie) of Greensboro; brother, Frank Simpson (Claire) of Atlanta; sister, Betty Burris (Frank) of Greensboro; and grandchildren, Jake, Hallie, and Ashley Simpson.
The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:45 PM Friday at the church prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7029 Albert Pick Road, Suite 200, Greensboro, NC 27409.
George Brothers Funeral Service is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
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American Heart Association, MAA Triad
7029 Albert Pick Road, Ste. 200, Greensboro NC 27409