Walter Simpson

Obituary of Walter Arthur Simpson

It is with great sadness the family of Walter Simpson of English Hr East, NL announce his passing on April 3th , 2022 at the Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville at the age of 79 years. 

Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his loving wife Alice Simpson (Hackett) of 60  years; sons Glen Simpson, Eric Simpson (Melissa) ; daughters Angela (Youri) Vrublevsly, Debbie ( Paul); grandchildren Christie Best, Robin Coombs, John Walter Coombs, Allison Bukarz, Kyle Simpson, Tony Bolt, Scotty Simpson, Faith Simpson, Lacey Simpson, Keegan Simpson, Arron Simpson; great-grandchildren Noah Scheuerman, Alexis Bukarz, Suzie Vrublesvsky, Nathan Scheuerman, Leah & Lily Bukarz, Barron Best, Linken Simpson, Zoey Bukarz, Laurien Best; sister Dorothy Hammond also special niece

Debby Durnford plus a large circle of other family and friends. 

 

Predeceased by his parents Robert & Jane Simpson, sons Tony & Scotty Simpson; brothers Robert Simpson, Harry Simpson, Ronald Simpson, sisters Ruth Simpson, Marion Tremblett, Dolly Simpson, Floss White, daughter-in-law Janet Rideout.

 

Walter was a lifelong fisherman he loved the sea, He was mayor of English Hr East for over 20 yrs.  Walter was a generous, compassionate, humble and loving man both of family and the people of his community. His happiest times was to be in his home surrounded by his wife, sons and daughters and their extended families down to the great-grandchildren with the telling of stories. He loved woodworking and playing darts and spending time with his friends.  He received the Queens Golden Jubilee medal of honor, "He valued people for who they are," and he didn't do it for the recognition. "He was involved because it was the right thing to do.

In keeping with Walter's wishes cremation has taken place. 

 

There will be a memorial service held at a later date.

 

The Lord is my Shepherd - A guiding light through life. I shall not want - Giving everything to everyone. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures - Showing me where rest and respite can be found. He leadeth me beside the still waters - Always there to calm anxiety and problems.

 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin. 

"We listen. We learn. We walk with you." 

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