James H. Simpson 1959-2020

AUSTINTOWN — James Harry Simpson, 60, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020, at his home, with his loved ones by his side.

James was born Aug. 5, 1959, in Youngstown, the son of James Leroy and Dorothy M. Bowser Simpson, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was an Army veteran and a member of the VFW post in Girard.

Jim worked for Modern Builders Supply.

He leaves his wife, the former Carol Bucklew, whom he married Nov. 1, 1997; two children, Paul (Sandra) Furman and Melanie (Dan) McGirr, both of Shawnee, Kan.; one brother, William (Terri Lynn) Simpson of Youngstown; two sisters, Dorothy (Chuck) Simpson of Lordstown and Cathy (John) Parks of Fort Myers, Fla.; as well as 16 grandchildren.

Besides his parents, James and Dorothy, Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Spellman.

Private family services were held at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements were entrusted to Lane Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel. Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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