Simpson Family in Pictures

Orville Marven SIMPSON
b. 29 mar 1910 Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas
m. abt 1936 Josephine Flora LONG, Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas
div. 1943 Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas
m. Dorothy Evelyn PATTON 26 sep 1945 Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas
d. 17 jun 1974 Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
bur. Bethel Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas

William and Ada's baby boy.

The Ivy School of Fort Scott, Kansas - Class of 1918-1919. Dad has an arrow pointed at him.

Dad, no arrow.

Dad prepares to sock this bovine in the eye. Apparently, they drove there together.

Dad was a voracious carnivore, and often carried his lunch.


Here we learn that dad is a long-waisted, knife-wielding preacher,
but he's not very good at it.

More fish on a rope. What worries me about this image is that someone actually knows my dad by his tackle box.

Dad with his folks, Ada Mae BROWN SIMPSON, AND William Henry SIMPSON in Fort Scott, Kansas


Two men with Sydney Greenstreet's shoes.

Actually, the guy on the left is a bit of a mystery. The photo is noted as "Max Brown". He may be one of dad's cousins, or it may be a coincidence.

In front of Mabel Whiteside's grocery, Fort Scott, Kansas

Dad grapples with his own popularity.

Four poses for a nickel


Four poses for fifty cents.

Dad on his 32nd birthday.

The two sides of Orville Simpson - the sophisticate...

...and the zeke


Dad revels in his first grandchild, Harmond Brian Helm as the canary watches.

Dad in 1960

Looks like Roaring River State Park, Cassville



18 aug 1973 - 100 in the shade and no shade anywhere

 Dad, a few weeks before he died in 1974.

This my favorite picture of me and my dad.







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