Shade Simpkins passes


 We honor

Shade W. Simpkins

April 25, 192 - February 6, 2021

and the example he set.

We will miss him greatly.


Our prayers remain with the family as he was a loving father to Karen, Danny, Dale and the Late Darvis.


Shade Simpkins was preceeded in death

by his loving wife

Martha E. Simpkins on October 31, 2013

Beloved friend of

John D. Arnold and family

Shade Warren Simpkins, 99, of Beverly Hills, Florida, passed away on Sat., Feb. 6, 2021 at his home. A native of Hode, KY, he was born April 25, 1921 to William and Laura (Mullet) Simpkins, one of eight children. Shade served his country honorably and proudly in WWII with the U.S. Army Air Corps and enjoyed a long 26 year career with Chrysler Corp. in Sterling Heights, Michigan as a millwright. Mr. Simpkins moved to Beverly Hills in 1993 from West Virginia and was a former faithful and devoted member of Lecanto Church of Christ, as well as a Lifetime Member of the Masons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 69 years, Martha E. Simpkins, on Oct. 31, 2013; son Dalvis Simpkins and his seven siblings: John, Luke, James, Arthur, Elijah, Edith and Vade. He is survived by his children Danny Simpkins (wife Sandra, Beverly Hills, FL; Karen Riley (husband Clifford), Proctorville, OH and Dale Simpkins, Beverly Hills, FL: grandchildren Tami and Scott Simpkins and Connie Booth (husband Adrian); great grandchildren Felicia (husband Brian), Meredith, Melissa, Alfred "A.J.", Daniel and Dominique, as well as great great grandchildren Ellen Jane and Madison. Friends will be received on Fri., Feb. 12, 2021 from 11:30 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, Florida, where a service of remembrance will take place at 1:00 P.M. with John D. Arnold, Minister of the Gospel, officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Lecanto, Florida, with American Legion Post #155 of Crystal River, Florida rendering honors. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, Florida

Viewing will be

Friday - February 12, 2021

11:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.


Friday, February 12, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 P.M.

Wilder Funeral Home

4890 South Suncoast

Homosassa, Florida 34446



Magnolia Cemetery - Lecanto, Fl

Full Military Honors


Conducted by

John D. Arnold, Minister

Dunnellon Church of Christ

Dunnellon, Florida

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