Mr. Durand “Punch” Simpson, age 65, passed from this life on Sunday, November 21, 2021 , at approximately 6:48 p.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on February 6, 1956 in Lima, Ohio to Leroy and Cora Mae (Williams) Simpson, Sr.; both parents preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory 2 daughters; and Michelle Luckett of Columbus, OH and Lavetta Luckett of Lima. 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. 5 brothers; Leroy Simpson, Jr., Robert Simpson (Chrissy), Anthony Simpson (Clarissa Riley), Jeffrey Simpson (Kelli) and Artillus Foster all of Lima. A special brother/cousin; Jeremy Calhoun of Lima. 3 sisters; Kay Kay Seales of Lima. Sandra Washington of Las Vegas and Tina Downton (Brian) of Lima. A very close friend; Charmaine Robertson. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother; Terry Simpson.
Services will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 12:00 noon at the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Austin Lewis, Jr., officiating.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. until time of services, also at the Funeral Home.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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