The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


December 12, 2011

Mitchell Simpson

Sunday, December 11, 2011 — Mitchell Smith Simpson, age 63, of Mt. Pleasant, N.C., died at 8 a.m. Thursday, December 8, 2011 in the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Salisbury, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 2011 at Stanly Funeral Home, Albemarle.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2011 at Stanly Funeral Home Chapel, Albemarle. Pastor Woodrow Frick will officiate and burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park, Albemarle.

He was the son of the late Leland Hathcock Simpson and Grace Smith Simpson.

He was an employee of Southeast Promotions, a member of New Bethel Lutheran Church, Richfield, N.C., a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of VFW and AMVETS.

Mr. Simpson was married to Gayzelle Smith Simpson of the home. Other survivors include two grandchildren, Thomas Munford III and Ashley Elizabeth Munford; and one great-grandchild, Katherine Ellen Munford.

His daughter, Ellen Hinson Munford, and one brother preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to New Bethel Lutheran Church, 21746 Rogers Road, Richfield, NC 28137.

Stanly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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