David R. Simpson
David R. Simpson, 55, of Rittman, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 5, 2013 at his residence.
He was born February 8, 1958 in Wadsworth to Forest and Zola (Combs) Simpson and lived most of his life in Rittman.
Dave graduated from Doylestown High School in the class of 1976 and was employed by the City of Rittman where he has worked since 1979, the last 20 years serving as city service director. He also owned and operated Simpson Automotive in Rittman.
He served as past president of Rittman Lions Club; member of the Rittman Chamber of Commerce and member of the Rittman Moose and Wadsworth Eagles.
Dave also enjoyed golf, hunting and playing pool.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, is son, Matthew Simpson of Akron; daughter, Alaina (Christopher) Schleich of Perryville, Md.; grandson, Gavin Martie; brothers, Jay (Barb) Simpson of Danville, Ind. and Ralph (Jackie) Simpson of Fairfield; sister, Cheryl (Tom) Stoner of Wadsworth; many nieces and nephews and many friends.
Gillman Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
For online register book, obituary, condolences, visit www.gillmanfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rittman High School All Sports Booster Club, P.O. Box 402, Rittman, OH 44270.