Byron “Buddy” McFadden Simpson, III-passed away at the age of 73 on September 11, 2022 at 11:22pm, at home surrounded by his loving wife and children, after a long hard-fought battle of pancreatic cancer. He attended Mt. Zion General Baptist Church. He served our country in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine. He was a Master Carpenter specializing in custom cabinetry. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapshooting, billiards, card playing, taking daily drives, and especially enjoyed watching his grandsons play all of their school sports.
Buddy is survived by his wife, Vicki (Farrar) Simpson of 51 years; Children, Ashley (Jason) Martin and Summer (Josh) Deig; Grandchildren, Cody, Tristan, Trace Martin; Siblings, Diana “Susie” (Harold Jr.) Martin, Sandy (Jerry) Krietenstein and Teena (Bruce) Sinnett; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Byron Simpson Jr. and Juanita Simpson; Father-in-law, James Farrar and Mother-in-law, Joyce Farrar; Granddaughters, Avery and River Deig.
Memorial services will be held at Mt. Zion General Baptist Church (1425 Oliver Road, Wadesville, IN) on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 10:30am. In Buddy’s memory, contributions may be made to Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in lieu of flowers.