Homer Lee Simpson

Published 9:16 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Homer Lee Simpson, 74, of Mocksville (formerly of Asheboro), passed away peacefully at his home on July 1, 2022.

Homer was born on Feb. 8, 1948 in Surry County, son of the late Sam and Lula (Wood) Simpson. In addition to his mother and father, Homer was preceded in death by: his wife of 52 years, Ila Ruth (Dowell) Simpson; his brothers, Troy, Wayne, Harry, and Raymond Simpson; sisters, Mary Ruth Kimmer and Jo Ann Brooks.

In life, Homer graduated from Union Grove High School where he excelled at basketball. He honored our country and served in the U.S. Army and was awarded numerous metals including National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, W/60 Device, and a Good Conduct Medal. After his time in the military, Homer chose a career in the concrete industry where he was a concrete pourer. He loved carp fishing, old bluegrass music and Atlanta Braves Baseball.

Homer is survived by: a sister, Deborah Whitt of Mocksville; special niece and nephew, Charlie and Pam Keen; several nieces and nephews; and 2 special dogs, Maggie and Brownie.

A service for Homer will be held at a later date.  Homer will be laid to rest at Grassy Knob Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Mountain Valley Hospice or the Davie County Humane Society.

Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the Simpson Family.