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Memorial Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday March 10th, 2022

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday March 10th, 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thomas "Arnold" Simpson

Thomas “Arnold” Simpson passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Rockingham County Hospice Home (Gibson House).

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Chapmon officiating. The family will see friends following the service from 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Arnold was born in Rockingham County to the late Thomas and Beatrice Burge Simpson. He was a gifted musician and performer and he had a special love for playing the guitar.   Arnold enjoyed sports and was an avid Atlanta Braves and Carolina Panthers fan.  He loved spending time with his grandchildren and family. Being the life of the party, he was always up for a good time.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Diane Compton, and brother, Ray Simpson.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughters, Melissa Howell (husband, Dwayne) and Sabrina Mueller (husband, Steven); grandchildren Valerie Howell and Anna Mueller; mother of his daughters, Debbie Sanders; brother, Michael Simpson, and sister, Melinda Simpson; many nieces and nephews; special friend, Kenny Brakefield and many beloved friends including his “Dalins.”

In lieu of flowers, the family requests for donations to be made to Hospice of Rockingham County.

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I will never forget you one of my first brothers in law-
Rest In Peace

Tammy Edwards Mar 11 2022 2:59 PM

RIP my dear old friend! I will forever cherish the memories made with you! Prayers for the entire family!

Missy Poindexter Sullivan Mar 9 2022 7:11 PM

Cuz you fought a good fight but our Heavenly Father knows what is best for us and took you home, no more suffering, thank you Father. We'll treasure the precious memories you left behind for us. Praying our Heavenly Father will embrace you in His arm and provide strength and comfort to all your loved ones left to carry on without you.
With Heartfelt Sympathy

Vicki B. James & Helen Burge Mar 8 2022 12:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Simpson

Setenna Tanksley Mar 8 2022 8:54 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep all the family in my prayers.

Susan Howell Mar 7 2022 12:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Simpson

Susan Howell Mar 7 2022 12:12 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Simpson

Karen W Lasley Mar 6 2022 8:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Simpson

Dale Fain Mar 6 2022 7:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Simpson

George Lee Hunt Mar 6 2022 7:14 PM

Much love and prayers to all the family especially through these difficult times. Arnold was always so kind and had a great sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by all his friends and family. I personally will never forget his love of music and family the most.

Linda McCully-King Mar 6 2022 2:33 PM

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