Simpson, Thomas Clark

Simpson,  Dr. Thomas Charles           husband of Linda M(Lewick)

Burial Date:  2017,  11/03                  Age: 70                   Lot: 1071 D

War:  Vietnam     US Navy

Dr. Thomas Charles Simpson

September 2, 1947 ~ October 30, 2017 (age 70)

Dr. Thomas C. Simpson, 70, died October 30, 2017, at the Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. He was born September 2, 1947, at Sioux City, Iowa the son of Donald Charles and Mary Jane Morgan Simpson. Tom has been a Sterling resident since 1977 where he has served as a Family Physician. He graduated from East High School in Wichita, the College of Emporia, Emporia and from KU Medical School. Tom was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Sterling; Kansas Academy of Family Practice, Member and former Chief of the Sterling Volunteer Fire Department, Sterling City Commission, Sterling College Board of Trustees, Board member and Director of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas, Boy Scouts of America, Habitat for Humanity of Rice County, Chairman of the board of Lil’ Cub Childcare; On August 23, 1969, Tom married Linda Lewick at Wichita. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his son, Mike Simpson of Sterling, daughters, Anne-Marie and Josh Friesema of Woodland Park, Colorado, Pamela Simpson of Sterling, Nancy and Brian Inwood of Sterling, brother, Jack and Wally Simpson of Wichita, sister, Jane Ellen and Bob Mark of St. Louis, Missouri, 13 Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, November 3, 2017, at the United Presbyterian Church in Sterling with Pastor Melissa Krabbe and Scott Rich officiating. Friends may call from 2:00 until 7:00 with family receiving friends from 5:00 until 7:00 on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Birzer Funeral Home in Sterling. Burial with military honors by the U.S. Navy and the Sterling American Legion will take place at the Sterling Community Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Lil’ Cub Childcare or Lyons Hospital Hospice Room in care of Birzer Funeral Home.