Mr. Roger Lee Simpson, age 55 of Hiawassee, Georgia passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Chatuge Regional Hospital. Roger was born June 16, 1963 in Las Vegas, Nevada to the late Mr. Rondal and Darlene (Pruvis) Simpson. Roger was a member of Hiawassee Church of Christ. He loved his family, he was a faithful husband and devoted father. He was a truck driver for many years. Roger enjoyed motorcycle riding, anything relating to trucking and model rockets. He was also well know for his special banana pudding and homemade Sloppy Joe mix.
Mr. Simpson leaves behind his wife, Rose Neal Simpson; daughter Millie Simpson; mother and father-in-law Roger and Cynthia Harper, grandfather and wife Charles and Edna Neal; service dog Elsa; special friend Cherokee Pennock; two brothers and one sister; along with a number of extended family and friends.
Family will receive friends Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 12:00P-2:00P at Banister Funeral Home. Service will be held Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 2:00P with Brother Dewayne Carringer and Charles Neal officiating.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers:Brent England, Bill Warman, Gene Henson, Robert Duckworth, Kevin Rogers, and Perry Dyer.
Honorary Pallbearers: John Scott Jr. and Roger Harper
Interment will follow the service at Lower Bell Creek Cemetery.
Family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Banister Funeral Home to offset the cost of funeral expenses.
Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation : Thursday, March 7, 2019 in the Chapel of Banister Funeral Home 12:00-2:00P
Service: Thursday, March 7, 2019 in the Chapel at 2:00P with Brother Dewayne Carringer
Family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made directly to Banister Funeral Home to offset the funeral expenses.