Guion (Guy) B. Simpson Jr. age 82, passed away on November 16, 2019 in Oakboro at his home surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean A. Simpson. He is survived by two sons, Reggie (Peggy) of Oakboro and Rodney (Shawn) of New Salem, and special friend Evelyn Pope of Oakboro. He was born in 1937 in Smyrna, N.C. the son of Guion and Bertie Simpson. He served three years in the Army, then retired from Western Union where he worked 31 years as a teletype repairman. He worked ten more years repairing cameras at PCA in Matthews and fully retired in 2001.
Guy attended Red Cross Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon. He enjoyed fixing up old bicycles and donating them to organizations to be given to needy kids.
Funeral services will be at 3pm on Tuesday Nov. 19, at Red Cross Baptist Church with Pastors Jesse Herring and Josh Fraley officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-3pm prior to the service in the church. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Red Cross Baptist Church at 112 W Red Cross Rd. Oakboro, NC 28129, West Stanly Christian Ministries at www.weststanlychristian.com, and Hospice of Cabarrus County at www.atriumhealthfoundation.org/supporthospice
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Simpson family.