July 10, 1923 – June 9, 2018
Proud World War II Veteran who served in the Navy on the H.M.C.S. Sarnia; Toronto Fire Department Captain with 38 years of service.
Passed away peacefully in his home in Nobleton on Saturday, June 9, 2018, Russell Simpson, at the age of 94 years, beloved husband of the late Betty Simpson, the love of his life to whom he was married for 64 years. Loving father of Carolyn Taylor, Joanne Simpson, Rusty (Kim) Simpson, and Paul (Heidi) Simpson. Cherished grandfather of Chad (Joanne) Chenette, Jennie (Wes) Pender, Emily (Dustin) Simpson, Holly (Luke Vanderhulst, Tyson Simpson, Olivia, Reiley, Jared, Noel and predeceased by Nadine Simpson. Adored great-grandfather of Sarah, Vanessa, Xavier, and Adeline Chenette; Portia, and Phoenix Russell Pender; Bennett Russell Vanderhulst. Survived by his brother Keith Simpson and missed by his many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive their friends at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S. (Hwy 50), Bolton (905-857-2213) Monday morning, June 18 from 10 o’clock until time of memorial service in the chapel at 11 o’clock. Interment of cremated remains Nobleton Community Cemetery. Friends are invited to join the family at Russell’s home afterward to share memories. If desired, memorial donations may be made to SickKids Foundation, 525 University Avenue, 14th Floor, Toronto M5G 2L3. Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com