James "Jim" Hugh Simpson
Lenoir City, TN
James Hugh Simpson, age 81, of Lenoir City, Tennessee, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018. He was born December 24, 1937, in Hermitage Tennessee. Jim is preceded in death by parents, Frank and Martha Harrison Simpson and brothers, Frank Martin Simpson, Robert Simpson and Charles Simpson. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Anne Carolyn Smith Simpson (they were married in 1960 ); niece, Dr Holly Simpson; special secretary, Ramona Sutton and beloved Rat Terrier, Rudy.

Jim attended Texas A& M University and was First Trumpet in the Aggies Band. He enlisted in the U S Army in 1957 and served in the 101 first Army and served as a paratrooper and also played first Trumpet in the Army Band. After discharge, Jim attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale receiving a BA degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating from Southern Illinois University Jim and Anne moved to Oak Ridge and Jim worked as a Mechanical Engineer for Union Carbide. While working for Union Carbide, Jim attended The University of Tennessee and received his law degree.

After passing the Bar Exam, Jim joined the Law firm of: Arnold, Winfrey, Russell & McMurray in Lenoir City, Tennessee for a few years and then established his solo practice of James H Simpson Esquire in Lenoir City and continued to practice law for 35 years until he retired in 2010. Jim loved playing golf and bridge, traveling with his wife, gun collecting and fishing at Buzzard Roost.



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