Robert E. Simpson, age 80, a New Castle resident, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Waters of New Castle. He was born April 14, 1941 in Hazzard, Kentucky, a son of the late Clarence L. and Alena Dice Simpson.
He had resided in New Castle since 1984 and was retired from Dana Corporation in New Castle after many years of service. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and U.A.W. Mr. Simpson loved family activities, fishing, and playing the lottery.
Left to cherish his loving memory include: two children, Christine Simpson (companion, Kevin Griner) of Michigan, Bryan Simpson (wife, Stephanie) of New Castle; seven grandchildren, Angela, Jessica, Brittany, Kaylee, Kylee, Joey, and Brandon; several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; three siblings, Roy Simpson of Michigan, Jay Simpson of Florida, Bonnie Stephens of Ohio; several nieces, nephews and cousins survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 43 years, Rebecca Simpson; a daughter, Mary McDonald; a brother, Raymond Simpson; four sisters, Ola Mae, Hazel, Margaret, and Janette.
The Simpson family wishes to extend a heart felt thank you to all the caring and loving staff at the Water of New Castle and Paradigm Hospice.
There will be a Celebration of Life Service 1:00 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 8352 Telegraph Road, Newport, Michigan, 48166. Arrangements are being conducted by Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle, In. On-line condolences may be made at