Obituaries – 12-04-19

John B. Simpson

John B. Simpson of Palmetto died Nov. 11.

He was born July 13, 1934, to Sterline and Lucile.

Mr. Simpson owned two hearing aid businesses in Lorain and Cleveland, Ohio. He also was a 32nd Degree Mason in the John W. Barkley Lodge No. 621 in North Olmsted, Ohio, since 1959. He was a member of the Al Koran Shriners. The Terra Ceia Island Methodist Church and the Fairway Trace condo association.

He was an avid bridge player, playing in many bridge clubs on Anna Maria Island, Bradenton and Palmetto.

A celebration will be planned at a later date.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; children John S. and Sandy Ramsey; grandson Benjamin; stepchildren Bryan Heath, Michelle Bien and Jill Dodson.

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