Wayne "Suitcase" Simpson

February 7, 1949 ~ June 16, 2021 (age 72)


Mr. Wayne “Suitcase” Simpson, age 72, of Waycross, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021.


Mr. Simpson was born February 07, 1949 in Montgomery County and is preceded in death by his parents, Grady Simpson and Eudelle Conner Simpson, two brothers, Gene  (Lucille) Simpson and Hugh (Jackie) Simpson, dear friend, Wayne Moseley and his family. He was a member of the Montgomery County graduating class of 1967, a retired Recreation Director and was employed by the State of Georgia and a member of Victor Chapel Baptist Church.


Survivors include his daughter, Lauren Simpson and all her girls of Waycross; brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Liz Simpson of Hazlehurst; several nieces and nephews, Donna Jean Simpson, Grady Simpson, Chuck Simpson, Danny Simpson, Tammy Simpson, Brent Simpson; lifelong friends, Wayne Copeland and family, Michael McColley, Steve Calhoun and family, and the mother of his child, Lynne Simpson.


Visitation and Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021 in the Chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home, visitation will begin at 11:00 and funeral service will follow at 2:00pm with Rev. Reece Mincey, Rev. Adam Henderson and Rev. Thomas Kelly officiating.


Interment will follow in Dead River Cemetery, Montgomery County.


Honorary pallbearers will be all employees of Ware State Georgia Department of Corrections.


Active pallbearers will be Joe Moseley, Wayne Moseley, Delma Moseley, Lindsay Moseley, Chuck Moseley and Lawrence Moseley.


The Simpson family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to continue to follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.


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Funeral Service
June 19, 2021

2:00 PM
Wainright Parlor
3 East Odom Street
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

June 19, 2021

3:14 PM
Dead River Cemetery, Montgomery County

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