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Joseph Michael Simpson, 33, of Shelbyville, and formerly of Glasgow, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville.
He was born in Elizabethtown, the son of Kenny Simpson and Vanessa Jones Lopp.
Joseph was a 2002 graduate of Glasgow High School and had been a supervisor with the Toyota plant in Georgetown.
He loved sports and music especially U of K football and basketball.
He is survived by his mother, Vanessa Lopp; and stepfather, Harold Lopp, of Glasgow; his father, Kenny Simpson, of Vine Grove; a brother, Evan Lopp, of Glasgow; his grandmothers, Beverly Jones, of Glasgow, and Betty Simpson, of Big Springs; step-grandfather, Robert Lopp; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by his special friends, Amber and Matt Moore, of Shelbyville, whom he considered a brother.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roy C. Jones and James D. Simpson; and a step-grandmother, Doris Lopp.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, April 24, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home followed by cremation. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until 8 p.m. and Monday morning until time for the service.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with expenses.
Published on April 21, 2017
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