NAPPANEE — James “Jim” Wesley Simpson, 76, New Paris, died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Elkhart Rehabilitation Center, where he had resided for six months.  

He was born June 25, 1942, in Elkhart, to Alan and Dorothy Everest Simpson. He married Jane Whitehead on Feb. 14, 1971, in Nappanee. She survives.

Mr. Simpson was a United States Air Force veteran.  

Calling is Monday from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Burial will be in Milford Cemetery.

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Memorials to New Paris Missionary Church or Alzheimer’s Disease Association.