Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX


Dale M Simpson
March 29, 2017
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REV. DALE M. SIMPSON

Visitation for Rev. Dale M. Simpson, 82, of Overton will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 5 until 7 in the evening at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mr. Simpson completed his earthly journey on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in Longview.

Dale was born on April 1, 1934 in Seattle, WA to Merle and Vivian Simpson. He graduated from Carnation Washington High School. He dutifully served his country in the US Army and was called into the ministry during his service. He graduated from Prairie Bible Institute and became a Missionary in 1963. He met and married the love of his life, Janis and they spent the next 53 years making many loving and happy memories together. Dale and his wife served as missionaries in Spain, Ecuador, London, Bulgaria and Mexico. He also served as a volunteer chaplain for Hispanic ministries at the Billy Moore Correctional Facility in Overton for the last 20 years. His family was very important to him and instilling in them a love for prayer and the Bible was most important to him.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Janis of Overton; children, Andrew Simpson and his wife Dawn of Tulsa, OK, Mark Simpson and his wife Trini of Overton, Mike Simpson and his wife Kristi of Liberty City, Dabi Simpson and his wife Iris of Spring Hill; grandchildren, Tamara, Patricia, Marc, Martha, Rachel, David, Andrew, Wesley, Hale, Emma, Nathan, Evie, Shane, Davion, Darian, Dillon, Destina; great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Lander, Allie, Oliver, Elena and Calli. Also left to carry on his legacy are numerous spiritual sons and daughters, friends and other loving family members.

Mr. Simpson is preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Commission, PO Box 100, Lindale, Tx, 75771 or Mission Support Team, PO Box 277, Waxahachie, Tx., 75168.


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Dale M Simpson
March 29, 2017
 
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Monday, April 03, 2017
5p ~ 7p
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