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“RIP day at SHH at a young age you were part of.classmates from 3grade to 9.RIP ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Dennis Ellzey - Hammond, LA

“Jim, an old friend and classmate '58. The most popular boy in our class.Raye Lee and Jean, this news really saddens my heart but knowing GOD has...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Elsie and Bubby Smith - TX

“Ray Lee, Chris and I are so sorry your your loss. Great guy and he will be missed by all who knew him. Condolences to children and grandchildren...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Anita Miaoulis - Hammond, LA

“Oh so sorry for your loss and the loss of our longtime good friend. Our prayers are with you. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“Rate Lee, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Vvicki Piazza Pilie' - Destrehan, LA

“Ray Lee and family, Please accept Peggy and my sincerest sympathies for your loss of Jim. We will see you soon but know you have all of our love and...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Paul Powell - Hammond, LA

“Jim was a very kind and warm friend to so many of us. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers go out to the family as we share their sense of loss. ...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jeff Schneider - Ponchatola, LA

“So sorry for your loss. I will miss him on the golf course early in the morning. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Navarre

“So sorry for your loss. I will miss him on the golf course early in the morning. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Navarre - Ponchatoula,, LA

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James Carruth Simpson passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 77. He was born on Sunday, February 25, 1940 in Hammond, Louisiana to the late Anna Kent Carruth Simpson and the late John Brooks Simpson. He was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana.

James is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Raye Lee Osborn Simpson; daughter, Elizabeth Simpson Simms and her husband Robert; sister, Jean Simpson Blanche and her husband Robert; granddaughters, Sara Elizabeth Simms, and Leah Marie Simms; grandsons, Christopher Simms and his wife Ashley, Kenneth Simms and his wife Adrianne, and Robbie Simms; and great-grandchildren, Braden, Hunter, and Avery Rose.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Brooks Simpson; mother, Anna Kent Carruth Simpson; son, James Brooks Simpson; two brothers, John Brooks Simpson, Jr., and Lee Davis Simpson; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 100 West Church Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Funeral Service at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 100 W Church St, Hammond, LA 70401, or Richard Murphy Hospice House, 1109 S Chestnut St, Hammond, LA 70403.

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