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Thomas Madison (Shorty) Simpson

Male 1918 - 1991  (73 years)


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  • Name Thomas Madison (Shorty) Simpson 
    Nickname Shorty 
    Born 10 Mar 1918  Clarence, Shelby County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jul 1991  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6298  Rossville
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 

    Father Louis James Simpson,   b. 6 Dec 1873,   d. 3 Jun 1957  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Hallie Mae Fuller Simpson,   b. 22 Aug 1882,   d. 13 Apr 1977  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F1859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Marie Lord Simpson,   d. 23 Jan 2019 
    Married 27 Nov 1948  Dover, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joel Richard Simpson,   b. 27 Jul 1952, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1993, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. Margaret (Peggy) Simpson Woehr
     3. Alice Louise Simpson Johnson
     4. John Noel Simpson
     5. Daniel Simpson
     6. Eileen Simpson Langley
     7. James Simpson
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2019 19:45:23 
    Family ID F7800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1948 - Dover, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Obituary- Simpson, Thomas
    Obituary- Simpson, Thomas
    Thomas M. Simpson
    Thomas Madison "Shorty Simpson, 73, Topeka, died Saturday, July 6. 1991, at home.

    Mr. Simpson was in the Civilian Conservation Corps, worked for the Rock Island Railroad, was a heavy equipment operator and worked for Stauffer Communications. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

    He was born March 10, 1918, at Clarence, Mo., the son of Louis J. and Hallie Mae Fuller Simpson.

    Mr. Simpson was a member of Topeka North Post No. 400 of the American Legion.

    He was married to Helen M. Lord on Nov. 27, 1948, at Dover. She survives. A son, James Simpson, preceded him in death.

    Other survivors include three sons, John Simpson, Bonham, Texas, Joel Simpson, Lyndon, and Daniel Simpson, Topeka; three daughters, Margaret Woehr, St. Marys, Eileen Langley, Topeka, and Louise Johnson, Lenexa; a sister, Florence Baker, Topeka; two brothers, Weldon Simpson, Topeka, and Louis Simpson, Maple Hill; 15 grandchildren; and two great- granddaughters.

    Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Parker-Price Mortuary. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted. Mr. Simpson will lie in state after 8 a.m. Monday at the mortuary, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care, 1272 S.W. Fillmore, Topeka, 66604- 1167.