John Sherman Simpson

John Sherman Simpson died at the age of 80 on May 15, 2018 at Park Meadows Funeral Home, in Gainesville Florida. He was born on May 26, 1937 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to John Lucian Simpson and Mary Elizabeth DeGraftenreid. John was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and attended the High Springs Florida branch. He was a veteran and served honorably in the US Marine Corps. He loved plants and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors in Agriculture. John Sherman Simpson is preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his children Loretta Mary Simpson Brandao and Joseph Peter Simpson.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on May 26, 2018 at Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery, 204 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL 32641, with military honors being provided by Korean War Veterans. We ask that all joining us for the service wear sensible shoes for the outdoors. To honor John’s life, donations can be made in his name to Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery, and to the KWVA VETS 9511 SW 56th Place Gainesville, FL 32608.