23 Apr Michael John Charles Simpson
Michael John Charles Simpson born April 17, 1945 in Melton Mowbray, England. Passed away March 9, 2020 in Bountiful, Utah.
John finished his Primary and secondary schooling and went on to serve a building mission for the LDS church. He helped build a chapel in Merthyr Tydfil, south Wales from 1961 to 1963. He emigrated to the United States in 1973, residing in Idaho, Florida and Utah.
He Married Margarita Cardenas and moved to Miami, Florida in 1979, where their daughter Audrey Jane was born. They were later divorced.
John loved playing board games. He was the king of trivia. He liked watching Jeopardy, Utah Jazz, English football and going to movies. He loved admiring flowers on his walks.
John became ill with kidney disease and on New Year’s Eve 1989 received a kidney transplant which made it possible to continue his career in screen printing. After 27 years his kidney failed 3 years ago. He later battled with liver disease. He is survived by his daughter Audrey Simpson, granddaughter Natalia Simpson and his siblings, Vivien Mendenhall, Jennifer Campion, Darryl Simpson, Amanda Weaver and Katrina Groves.
We would like to give our gratitude to the staff of Lake View hospital and Atlus hospice, for their great care.