He was a U. S. Army veteran and retired from Lynchburg Foundry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell Thomas, Sr., and Mary Ritter Simpson; his wife, Diane Dillon Simpson; and his brothers, Bobby and Dickie Simpson.
Survivors include his son, Russell Thomas “Trey” Simpson III, and Brandy McCoy; granddaughter Jade Simpson; sister, Maryann Phillips; sister-in-law, Linda Simpson; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2022, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Graveside services with full military honors will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery with Pastor Craig Reed officiating.
The Simpson family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com