Ramon W. “Butch” Simpson Sr.

October 25, 1940 ‒ January 03, 2018

Delaware, Ohio

Ramon W.  “Butch” Simpson Sr., age 77 of Delaware died at home Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

He was born on October 25, 1940 in Delaware to the late Raymond and Ruth (Adams) Simpson. Butch graduated from Willis High School in 1958. He retired from the City of Delaware Waste Water Plant in 2000. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, the Little Brown Jug, entertaining friends and family and socializing on his front porch.

He is survived by his children: Barbara Saxon, Ramon “Buster” (Amanda) Simpson Jr., Jason Jenkins all of Delaware, William “Bill” (Amy) Simpson of Selma, NC, Eva Simpson, and Kevin (Amy J.) Simpson both of Delaware, 15 grandchildren, including Dillon Simpson whom he taught everything, 10 great-grandchildren, siblings: Mitzi Ellis of Delaware, Babette Wray of Delaware, Bonnie Carter of Marion and 38 nieces and nephews.

His beloved wife of 21 years Barbara (Lemaster) Simpson passed away on December 30, 2017, he was also preceded in death by his sister Sue Wilson.

Friends may call 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valley Side Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015 where services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor James Ailes officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio Health Hospice.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • With deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Simpson family..
    Butch was very proud of all his kids and grandkids.
    He was a very special person!

  • So sorry for your loss. I loved riding motorcycles with Butch and seeing him at The Jug. Always smiling. Many prayers and hugs to you all.

  • You both will be dearly missed!!! We will place your bets at the Little Brown Jug & play the card games & know you will be always smiling! Barb & Butch
    will always be in our hearts, thoughts & prayers, Janie Walsh & Paul Harper

  • So sorry to hear that Butch and Barb are both gone from this earth now. But they are together forever. I remember Butch being that funny always laughing person. Talked to him a few weeks ago, did not know he had been ill. They both will be sadly missed but we will remember their laughter and their porch..

  • I’m so sorry about Butch and Barb. He worked for my Dad at the Sohio Station on Sandusky St.& Harrison St. years ago.He was all ways so funny and I just loved him so much,just like a brother in my high school years. I made him a Welcome Home cake one time and it brought tears to his eyes,he was so oringry!(sp) Butch,may you R I P along with Barb.Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Family.Cindy Moore & Chuck Davidson

  • We are sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace during this time knowing Mr. Simpson is in heaven surround by angels. May He Rest In Peace. Warmest Regards — The Charles (Buckwheat) Bennett Family

  • You couldn’t know Butch and not love him! So sorry he’s gone but glad the he’s with Barb!

  • RIP Butch. You are a great man and enjoyed many boyscout outings as a kid with you and your boys.

  • So sorry to hear this news. Butch has always been such a fun loving guy. We met him back in the 70’s as he and Chuck worked together for the city. He brought laughter into our lives and still does as we talk about the things he cooked and general life happenings of his. Hard to believe they are both gone and I want the Children of them both to cherish the love and guidance they raise you with. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this dark moment in your life. Gone but never forgotten.

  • I had the opportunity of meeting Butch only a couple times, and i really loved how he was full of life with such humor and smiles. He was definitely the kind of man one would love to be around just to shoot the shit with and to share a good story or two..
    my heart goes out to the whole family and to those who got to be his friend.

  • My deepest condolences ..
    RIP BUTCH & BARB ♡
    You both will be deeply missed ..
    Thoughts and prayers for family and friends ♡

  • Dave and I wish to express our deepest condolence to the Simpson family.
    Butch always had a smile on his face and a great sense of humor to make you laugh!
    We will miss his laughter. Anyone that knew him was truly blessed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    RIP Pops!
    Love,
    Dave and Susie

  • ive known Butch from the time I was 5 yrs old, what a great man, a good friend and I sold him my first motor home,, He will be missed for sure, May God be with the family , you all will be in my prayers,

  • So sorry for your loss, Barb and butch was great people, I will always remember butch smile and sometimes when barb was able, meeting up with her walking slowly to speed way, we will tell each other good luck,I never had any, butch would teased saying if I don’t play I can’t win. I will miss them especially butch smile. RIP big brother

  • Butch will truly be missed, thank you for loving my son like he was one of your grandchildren also we love you until we see each other again rest on in Jesus everlasting loving arms. Love alway Liz and Phillip

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you all co.fort during your time of need.

  • My deepest condolences to the family
    May you and your wife both rest in heaven peacefully. Prayers to the family.

  • What a loss! He is one of the most fun and funny people I know. I never saw him when he wasn’t smiling! He and Barb will both be missed. Hugs to Buster and the family!!

  • My condolences to the Butch and Barb family. Words cannot totally reflect the lives of past for Ramon and Barb but the family should know, both were very dear and impacted others like myself who was touched by the friendliness and cheerful times around this family. May the family now find comfort and peace knowing that Butch and Barb have left endearing memories and joyful times past.

    Friend- Jon White , Evansville IN

  • Prayers from all the members and friends of Antioch Baptist Church.

  • My condolences go out to Butch ‘ s family. I thought of Butch like my uncle. I used to go and help him whenever he wanted me to or i would just go and set and hang out on the front porch with him. He was a great man. He will be missed very much.

  • Butch was one of the first person i met when i came to Delaware in 1966.I will miss his smile, and he never change since the first day we met at Sohio gas station.Also I worked With Barb at PPG she will truly be missed too.

  • Butch was one of the first person I met when I came to Delaware in 1966. I will miss his smile he never changed since the first day we met at the gas station. I also work with Barb at PPG,She will truly be missed to.

  • Every memory i have from my child hood with butch in it is a good one he will be missed i am so sorry for your loss

  • I’m very sorry to hear of Butch’s passing. I have fond memories of his kindness, optimism no matter the circumstances, and his willingness to always help others. The world has lost a good man.

  • Butch was great guy and fun to be around. He will be missed by his large family and extended amount of friends. My thoughts and prayers are to the entire family. Butch and Barb may you RIP.
    God’s speed.

  • My heartfelt sympathy to the family in their loss of Butch and Barb. Butch was quite the ornery cuss! His joking spirit and infectious smile will be missed by all. I feel lucky to have met such a friendly guy. May God grant you peace in this sorrowful time and let happy memories remain in your hearts.

  • What a man! Most people think of being a good man but from what I’ve heard and seen he is one of the best. Rest in peace Mr Simpson, you’ve set a great bar!