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Aubrey Hall Simpson, 88, passed away Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with the Rev. Arthur Gunn, Minister Ed White and Mr. Henry Pope officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Simpson was a native and resident of Milledgeville. He was a graduate of GMC Prep School and GMC junior college and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1950. He was a graduate of the UGA Banking School and the LSU Banking School. Mr. Simpson was a member of the Kiwanis Club for over 59 years, having served as past president and received the George F. Hixon Fellow and the Legion of Honor Award. He was a former member of the Jaycees, Woodman of the World and The Gideons International. He served as district chairman of the Boy Scouts of America in 1965 and served as chairman of the Baldwin County Hospital Authority from 1973-1990. He was a founding member of the Hardwick Boys Breakfast Club and was a member of the Supper Club for over 30 years. Mr. Simpson worked for Exchange Bank from 1951 until 1993 and was former secretary of Exchange Bank Shares, board member and retired as executive vice-president in 1993. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Willie Maude Harvill Simpson, and Tom Hall Simpson, his stepmother, Willie Pearl Simpson, and his sister, Joyce Simpson. He was a member of the Hardwick Christian Church and was a founding member of Pathfinders Christian Church serving as an elder and chairman of the board. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include his wife, Mary King Simpson of Milledgeville; his son, David Simpson (Faith) of Gainesville; his daughters, Karen Langford (David) of McDonough, Kay McDade (Mark) of Milledgeville; five grandchildren, John Simpson (Ashley), Joy S. Griffin (Bryan), MaKayla McDade, Morgan McDade and Cole McDade; three great grandchildren, Jacob Aubrey Griffin, Rhett Thomas Griffin and Mary Evan Simpson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Moores Funeral Home.
Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Pathfinders Christian Church P.O. Box 1851 Milledgeville, GA 31059.
Visit www.mooresfuneralhome.com to express tributes.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published on October 24, 2017
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