Simpson, Grant Thomas

Simpson, Grant Thomas

July 21st, 2015

Peacefully at University Hospital on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Mr. Grant Thomas Simpson, of London, in his 89th year. Cherished husband of Alma (née Koller). Beloved father of Andrew “Andy” (Jenny) Simpson and Sandra Jan Annett (Danny); loving grandfather of Kelly Savage, Laurie Semple and Shannon McCamon; and great-grandpa of Sam Savage and Sawyer Savage. Survived by his sister Jean Jermyn, and brother William. Cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Harold, and sister-in-law Donna. Grant was a driver for Labatt Brewing Company for over 25 years, belonging to their quarter century club. He was on the Board of Directors at Labatt Credit Union; a Labatt Local 1 Union Executive; and past President of the Pensioners Club and the Labatt Rod and Gun Club. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m., with prayers at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 777 Valetta Street, London, on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory of Grant may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Basil & Sarah KellyOur deepest sympathy to Alma and family Sarah & Basil Kelly
Bill & Marg Henderson Alma and family, Marg and I send our deepest sympathy from eastern Ontario. It was my honour to have served with Grant on the Credit Union Board of Directors for many years and also as his vice on the pensioners club executive for 10 years. Marg and I have happy memories of our times together. I will miss his friendship a lot. We are sorry we can not be there to share our memories with you and Grant's many friends.
Jo MarshallMy dear Alma and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless
Cindy Paul - TimewellDear Andrew, Sandra and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Gary and Faye Polci from Dundalk On.Dear Alma,it saddens me so much to receive this email about the loss of your husband Grant Simpson. As I look into the past when traveling all those miles in our Golden Transports all over the Province of Ontario in all the terrible weather, ice, snow and fog, that mother nature could throw at us, we always arrived home safely. Grant was to me a great Driver and friend. It was the laughs and fun with all the other deceased drivers in the drivers lounge, Rod and Gun, Barbecues and Dances with our Wives. Yes he leaves me with many wonderful memories and no doubt will be missed terribly. Our deepest sympathy to you Alma and your Family and may God Bless You All.
Doug and Pam HigginAlma, Sorry to hear of Grants passing. I have many fond memories of Grant. I enjoyed the many years knowing him while we worked for Labatts. I speak on behalf of all members of the Pensioners Club that when Grant was president that we all admired his dedication and commitment to the Club. May God Bless and comfort you at this difficult time.
Lynn NoonanAlma, so very sorry to hear of the passing Grant, my deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Marion and Doug HarringtonOur sincere condolences Alma our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Lorraine and Chuck BallAlma, We are so very sorry to hear this sad news. Grant was so wonderful ... he had all the patience in the world. We remember the great pensioners social events ... the bus trips were such fun. We know that you and Grant made it possible and so much else together. We share your loss. Our deepest sympathy and may those wonderful memories help you in this difficult time.
carl peckhamSorry to hear that Grant has left us. I really enjoyed dealing with Grant and getting to know him. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Monica and Frank HeiszOur deepest sympathy.
Richard KlojgaardDear Alma and family, please accept my sincere condolences in your sad loss of Grant. It was my good fortunate to get to know Grant at the Cherry Hill morning coffee table, since I was also from London West we always enjoyed reminiscing about London West and the many shared acquaintances we enjoyed. Sincerely, Richard Klojgaard
Gayle MacKenzieDear Sandy and family, Heartfelt sympathy to you at this sad and tender time.
Bob and Linda NortonAlma and Family. Grant was a wonderful friend and neighbour. He will be greatly missed by all.
Arlen CurtisDear Alma and family, I am truly sorry to hear about Grant. I will surely miss his smile and good sense of humor. I was away all summer and only found out the sad news in a recent phone conversation with a friend of Grant's.
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