William Simpson Obituary, Death – Pea Ridge resident William Lee Simpson, age 60, passed away on December 11 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. His parents, James Raymond Simpson and Wilma Duretta Gilliland Simpson, welcomed him into the world on October 27, 1957 in the city of San Diego, in the state of California. He moved to Pea Ridge twenty-three years ago and has lived there ever since. For the past forty years, he has been the owner and operator of Ozark Irrigation, which has locations in both California and Arkansas.
He had a strong devotion to the Lord and enjoyed watching sports. He was a member of The Ridge Community Church, and both of his parents passed away before to his passing. Survivors are his wife Debra Simpson of the home; five daughters, Elizabeth Welborn and husband Nick, Amy Rae Simpson and husband Kurtis Wiltgen and
Kelly Simpson all of Pea Ridge, Bobbie Macias and husband Shane of Centerton, Ashley Conners and husband Matt of Bakersfield, California; two brothers, David Collins of Oklahoma, Sid Collins and wife Jody of Pea Ridge; one sister Debbie Fry of San Diego, California; and five grandchildren.