PAW PAW - Jeffrey L. Simpson, 59, of Paw Paw passed away suddenly on Nov. 16, 2021 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Celebration of Life visitation will be from noon-2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21 at the Torman Funeral Home Paw Paw followed by a service from 2-2:30 p.m. officiated by Rev. David Jungnickel at the funeral home. Wasmer Funeral Home is privileged to assist the family.
Jeff was born Dec. 8, 1961 to Roger E. and Geneva C.(Gibson) Simpson.
Survivors include one brother, Jon (Carol) Simpson of Paw Paw; one sister, Trudy (Larry) McCarty of LaMoille; nieces and nephews, Jaclyn Simpson, Chris Simpson, Laura Simpson and Megan (Tim) Simpson; and great-nieces and nephews, Austin Wright, Summer McCarty, Tim Thompson, Blake Walters, Lola Thompson and Ryder Simpson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and maternal and paternal grandparents.
Jeff was a National Honor Society member at Paw Paw High School, graduating in 1980. He worked as a farm hand for Boston Farms for 35 years. His passion was tractor pulling. He and his brother, Jon co-founded of Simpson Pulling and he belonged to Illinois State Pullers for 43 years. Jeff gave in death as he gave in life; he was an organ and tissue donor. His final act of kindness was to give the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Condolences may be left at wasmerfuneralhome.com.