CAMILLA -- Connell A. "C.A." Simpson, 85, of Camilla died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at his residence.
Graveside funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors. Rev. Robert Lewis will officiate with Rev. Tom Newman assisting.
Born March 20, 1927 in Mitchell County, Mr. Simpson was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post 141 for 65 years, having held several offices including Commander. Mr. Simpson was owner/operator of Simpson Lumber Co. until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents, Byron Hilliard and Eunice Redmond Simpson and his first wife, Merle Butler Simpson. Mr. Simpson was a wonderful husband, father, brother, and friend.
Survivors include his wife, Datha Jones Simpson of Camilla; sons and daughters, Rod Edwards (Sybil) of Moultrie, Charles Edwards of Tifton, David Edwards of Camilla, Zo Rudd (Andy) of Monticello, FL, Diane Stroud of Mapleton, GA, Kathy Simpson of Tallahassee, FL, Ronnie Simpson of Hamilton, GA and Mike Simpson of Pensacola, FL; brother, Billy Ray Simpson of Perry, FL; sister, Ona Fay Palmer (Terry) of Pelham; 20 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund; 7053 Ga. Hwy. 112, Camilla, Ga. 31730.
The family may be contacted at the residence, 5101 Duffie Rd., Camilla, Ga 31730.
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