Richard J. Simpson, age 61, of Washington, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 in Hopewell.
Richard was born on July 23, 1960 in Peoria, IL to Jack and Mary (James) Simpson.
Surviving are his siblings, Jack (Terry) Simpson of Sherman, IL, Fred Simpson of Chillicothe, IL, Karen (Brian) Granados of Chillicothe, IL and Jeff Simpson of Washington, IL; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Wm. Barry Simpson; and his sister, Rose Simpson.
Richard graduated from SIU in 1983 and worked for Footprint Acquisition LLC for several years. He also enjoyed all types of hunting, including morel mushrooms, and fishing.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11am at Chillicothe City Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will follow at the VFW Post #4999 in Chillicothe. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.