Wilburn Jackson “Dub” Simpson
Passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018
At his residence.
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late W.J. Simpson Sr. and Effie Bohannon Simpson and was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Price and Francis Price; two brothers, William Simpson and John Simpson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years,
Katherine Louise Miller Simpson of Niota
Two sons and daughters-in-law,
Ray and Mary Simpson of Niota
Jerry and Pat Simpson of Niota
Several grandchildren and great grandchildren
One brother and sister-in-law,
Joe and Linda Simpson of Niota
Four sisters and one brother-in-law,
Sue and Fred Welch of Cartersville, GA.
Dot Lane of Sweetwater
Nelda Meyers of Sweetwater
Mary Jane Henley of Chattanooga
Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Sunday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Billy Burton and Rev. Caggie Scruggs officiating. Burial will follow in Simpson Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends 12-2 pm Sunday at the funeral home.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Wilburn Jackson “Dub” Simpson.