George M. Simpson, Sr. entered this life on March 24, 1921 in Pine Mountain, Georgia to John Gore and Maudie Simpson (preceded him in death). He was the seventh of fourteen children. George became independent at an early age. He attended Mount Olive School in Georgia when he wasn't working in the fields. Later, when he relocated to Chicago, Illinois, George attended Daley College. .
George became a skilled carpenter and craftsman. He was employed with the Electric Foundry Company and retired from B. Brody Seating Company after 36 years of service. God anointed George's hands to create rocking chairs, hope chests and various house hold furniture. George was an outgoing and vibrant man. He was a man of integrity who gave wise counsel. George loved people and made an impact on so many people! He loved to spend time with his family, watch sports and old cowboy movies, and went fishing in his spare time.
George had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. When he arrived to Chicago, Illinois in 1946, George served faithfully as a deacon and financial officer at West Point Missionary Baptist Church until the founding of Christ Kingdom Ministries International in his home under the leadership of his youngest son, Apostle Michael Simpson, Sr. George served as a founding Trustee and Deacon in the ministry.
On July 22, 1944, George was united in holy matrimony to Rebecca Savage. He was a dedicated husband to Rebecca for fifty-two years. (Rebecca preceded him in death). Together, George and Rebecca reared nine loving children. (Betty, Patricia and George, Jr. preceded him in death). George was a loving father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great grandfather. George made his transition on Friday, June 15.
Precious memories are cherished by his children: James, Vivian (Michael), Willie (Brenda), Michael, Sr. (Edwina), Gladys (Steven) and Sheila; daughter-in-law, Cathreen; son-in-law, Ronald; 3 sisters: Gladys Thornton (Detroit, MI), Hattie Cameron (Chattanooga, TN) and Julia Person (Bronx, NY); 26 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; over 20 great-great grandchildren; traveling buddy and cousin, Eddie Copeland; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends.