Rev. Herbert E. Simpson, age 90 of Loudon passed away Friday, February 1, 2019. Rev. Simpson retired from the U.S. Army, and Maremont, where he worked as a machine operator. He was a member of Valley View Free Will Baptist Church.
Herbert is preceded in death by his previous wife, Barbara Wagner Simpson; by his parents, Bowman and Mary Simpson; by brothers, Joe Simpson, Warren Simpson, and Tom Simpson; by sisters, Gladys Russell and Pearle Russell.
He is survived by his wife Irene Simpson; by a daughter, Susan Hackney and husband Mark; by a son, Bruce Simpson; grandchildren, Gregory Hackney and John Paul Hackney; a sister-in-law, Mary Bowden and a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, February 4, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at Loudon Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 7pm with Rev. Daniel Fortman and Rev. Rick Harrell officiating. Military and graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11am at Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, 3586 TN-72, Loudon, TN 37774. Loudon Funeral Home is serving the Simpson family and online condolences may be left at www.loudonfuneralhome.net