Roy Eugene Simpson

December 20, 1965 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 53)


Roy Eugene Simpson, of Moreland, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019, in Danville. He was 53.

Born December 20, 1965, in Glasgow, KY, he was a son of the late Coy Downs and Gardenia Bates Downs. He was a self-employed auto mechanic. Roy enjoyed fishing, hunting, and ginseng hunting. He was a loving father, grandfather, and peanut butter lover.

Survivors include his daughter, Dianna (and Josh) Goode of Stanford; brothers, Phillip (and Dana) Simpson of Stanford and Frank (and Kristie) Downs of Washington; sister, Dianna (Kenneth) Reynolds of Junction City; and 2 grandchildren, Heather and Dakota Goode.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Ernie, Wayne, and Greg Downs and sisters, Gloria Simpson and Pamela Cook.

There will be a visitation from 5-8PM on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. There will be no service. Cremation rites will be honored following visitation.

Arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook and video tribute available at

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August 28, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home & Monuments
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

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