Charles Lee Simpson, age 81, of Warren, AR died Sunday, September 18th, 2022 at the Bradley County Medical Center, Warren, AR. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Douglas Gale Simpson, his infant brother, John Edward, his parents Perry Lee and Audrey Jackson Simpson.
Charles is survived by his wife of 62 years, Gayle Triplett Simpson, his son, Edward Lee Simpson and wife Lori Simpson, Stephens, AR; grandchildren, Tyler Lee Simpson and Jocee of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Rustyn Quick and Kathryn of Magnolia, AR, Kristen Mitchell of Haughton, LA; great-grandchildren Jewell, Emma, Ellie, Lawson, Harrison, Colt and Keegan; brother Bruce Simpson and Linda of Cabot, AR and sister Joy Stewart and Densil of Warren, AR; nieces Felicia Johnson and Harvey, Reeca Mincy and Mark, and Marche’ Brown and Chris.
Charles primarily spent his career in the banking and insurance industry. In May of 1994 he answered the call to preach and volunteered in the Arkansas Prison System to the inmates. In 1996 he began a 21-year ministry at First Baptist Church, East Camden, retiring due to his failing health.
Funeral services was 2:00PM, Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Central Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Charles Woolley officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Central Missionary Baptist Church c/o Joy Stewart, 611 E. Central, Warren, AR 71671.