Herbert Ray Simpson
Herbert Ray Simpson
  • September 2, 1927 - July 1, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Herbert Simpson passed away on July 1, 2017 at the age of 89. Husband of his loving wife of 66 years, Audrey Faris Simpson, only daughter of the late Sylvia and Henry Faris. He is predeceased by his parents, Harriet and Herman Simpson and his brother Joseph Simpson (the late Lanora). He is survived by his sister Patricia Weir (the late Bruce), and his nieces and nephews, Nick Faris, Danny Simpson, Joey Simpson and Paulette.

Herbert attended Warren Easton High School where he enjoyed playing football. He went on to continue his education at Tulane University. Herbert would go on to proudly serve his country in the US Navy. He was a member of the USS Alabama Crewmen’s Association. Herbert and his wife were parishioners at St. Catherine of Siena for many years. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all of those who knew him.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 12 Noon. Visitation will begin at 10AM until service time. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery.

To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .