Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 18, 2012 9:11 am EST


NEW ALBANY — Eric J. Simpson, 34, of New Albany, died Feb. 16, 2012, at Kobacker House in Columbus following a brief illness.

He was born Nov. 29, 1977, in Columbus, to Jerry Simpson and the late Carolyn (Mertz) Simpson. Eric was a 1996 graduate of Big Walnut High School and a 2001 graduate of Franklin University. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Michelle Zeigler Simpson, whom he married Aug. 11, 2007; brothers, Ray (Jill), Greg (Amy), James (Maria); sister, Kathy (Jay) Weaver; father-in-law, Rodney (Jill) Zeigler; mother-in-law, Alice (Jeff) Lutz.

Friends may call Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m., at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at noon at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 Ohio 37 E., Sunbury. Inurnment will be in the Sunbury Memorial Park.

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