Alvin L. Simpson

February 16, 1957 ‒ August 17, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Alvin L. Simpson, age 63, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 17, 2020 at his residence.  He was born on February 16, 1957 in Wooster, Ohio the son of John and Romonia (Sowards) Simpson.  Alvin proudly served in the United States Navy during Vietnam and received his Bachelors degree from Colorado Technical Institute.

Alvin enjoyed the outdoors as he liked fishing and playing basketball at the park.  He had a heart of gold and always wanted to help others.

He is survived by his daughter Veronica Simpson of Centerburg; a brother, John (Cathy) Simpson of Millersburg, a sister, Lois (Gary) Kent of Danville and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a half-brother Roger Frazee.

The family will observe a private Celebration of Life service at a later date.  The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Alvin L. Simpson.

Memorial contributions in Alvin’s name may be made to AA of Mount Vernon or the Freedom Center.

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  • The world was a better place with Al in it. He was a good man and gave back to others. My thoughts are with his family.

  • R.i.p Al God has gained another angel.. I know that you will be smiling down on us. Love ya as a friend

  • Al will be sadly missed by others. He was a wonderful man that was so generous and kind Test in Peace Al.

  • To the family of Al so sorry for your loss he was a good person he was a coworker of mine at TRW ! He will be sadly missed God Bless !

  • To the family and friends of Al, I only knew him for a short time, but his wisdom and knowledge guided me when I was lost. He truly was God’s angel on this earth.

    R.I.P. Al,

    Debbie M