AMerican Veteran 10

Farley Simpson

October 23, 1953 ~ June 22, 2021 (age 67)


Farley Simpson, 67, of Great Falls passed away on June 22, 2021. Cremation has been entrusted to Croxford Funeral Home.

Farley was born on October 23, 1953, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Ruth Simpson Young. He was raised in Atlanta and graduated from C.L Harper High. After graduation he would go on to meet and then marry Sharon Jones Simpson. The two would remain married for 4 years, until her death.

Farley proudly served his country in the Army and then the Army National Guard. He would go on to leave Atlanta and move around the country while he looked for a place to call home. He would pass through Tacoma, WA where he worked as a counselor, Billings, MT, Cut Bank, MT and finally settled in Great Falls. He would make a home here and loved helping those in need at the Rescue Mission and spending time with his church family at Greater Faith, Church of the Open Door.

Farley will be missed by those blessed enough to have known him, but especially by his daughters, LaKenya Johnson of Atlanta, GA, and Tamia Simpson of Riverdale, GA; sister, Monteen Young of Riverdale, GA; brother, Donny Simpson of Atlanta, GA; son-in-law, Walter Johnson; and granddaughter, Noelle Johnson; cousins, Durante Parks of Fayette County, GA, Vincent Cheely of Stuttgart, Germany, and Catherine Lynn McCune of Fayette County, GA.

He now goes on to join those that preceded him including his wife, Sharon Simpson; parents, Ralph and Ruth Young; grandmother, Frankie Simpson; and granddaughter, Zoë Johnson.

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