Passed away at Fiddick’s Nursing Home, Petrolia on Sunday, June 3, 2012.  LORNE SIMPSON, 75 years, was formerly of RR 3 Oil Springs.  Lorne will be missed by his wife Jean (nee Lloyd), his daughter Kerry and her husband Roy Jacklin, his grandchildren Karli and Brad Brooker, Kristi Jacklin, Kati Jacklin, and Brad Jacklin, and his great grandchildren Ethan and Lexi Brooker.  Lorne was predeceased by two sons Terry (1959) and Paul (1981) and a daughter Lynn (1962).  Lorne was the son the late Bob and Freida Simpson, the step-son of the late Reta Simpson, and the son-in-law of the late Morris and Susan Lloyd.  He was a brother to Kay (Lorne) Burke of Sarnia, Carol (the late Ed) Farmer of Bakersfield, California, Grant (Jacquie)(the late Madeline) Simpson of Kingston, Sharon (Steve) Smith of Beamsville, and the late Beth Simpson, and a brother-in-law of Ray and Marjorie Lloyd of Inwood.   He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Visitors will be received on Tuesday from 2:30 to 4:30 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where a funeral service on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Marie McNally officiating.  Interment in Alvinston Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque Cystic Fibrosis Canada (www.cysticfibrosis.ca).  Memories, pictures, and condolences may shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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