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Forrest G. Simpson

1924 ~ 2020 (age 96)


Forrest G. Simpson, 96, of Wadsworth, died November 14, 2020 at his home.

Forrest was born March 25, 1924 in Medina County, Ohio to Ralph and Anna {Auker} Simpson.

He graduated from Seville High School. Forrest served in the US Army.

He married Zola Combs on September 22, 1945. Forrest and Zola just celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.  

Forrest was a long-distance truck driver for Renner Motor Lines and Weigand before he retired. He attended Wadsworth and Doylestown Nazarene Churches. Forrest enjoyed hunting, farming, gardening and mostly being outdoors.

Forrest will be deeply missed by his wife; children Ralph (Jackie) Simpson of Fairfield, Jay Simpson of Daneville, IN, Cheryl (Tom) Stoner of Wadsworth; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister Ruth Hartley of Tallmadge.

Forrest was preceded in death by his parents, son David Simpson, sisters Winifred Straub, Fern Frase and Hazel Simpson.

Friends may call Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Hillcrest Chapel, Seville.  Private services will be held at the funeral home with Pastor Raynard Martin officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held. Online tributes may be made at Memorial contributions may be made to Doylestown Nazarene Church, 15197 Portage St, Doylestown, Ohio 44230.

To send flowers to Forrest's family, please visit our floral store.


November 19, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Roberts Funeral Home - Hillcrest Chapel
9560 Acme Road
Seville, OH 44273

Private Services

Roberts Funeral Home - Hillcrest Chapel
9560 Acme Road
Seville, OH 44273


Doylestown Nazarene Church
15197 Portage St,, Doylestown OH 44230

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