Robert Martin Simpson

Date of Death - August 25, 2019


Robert Martin Simpson, 72, of Covington, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019.  Mr. Simpson was the retired Public Works Director for the City of Covington and a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Covington where he served as an Elder.  

He is survived by his wife, Linda Johnson Simpson; one daughter, Elizabeth Arlyn (Joe) Cuccia of Powell Tenn.; one son, Rob (Kristie) Simpson of Atoka and four granddaughters, Maddie Cuccia, Sophie Cuccia, Rylie Simpson and Lily Simpson.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Zelma Gwinn and Joseph Martin “Abe” Simpson.

  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 28 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment in Salem Cemetery in Atoka. 

 The family requests that memorials be made to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the American Cancer Society. 

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