Charles David Simpson, R.I.P.


Charles “David” Simpson, 64, of Lexington, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022.

“He was born June 9, 1958, in Salisbury, to the late Charles P. Simpson, Jr. and Peggy Wallace Simpson. David was a 1976 graduate of South Rowan High School and began his employment career with Salisbury Fire Department before going to work for Chandler Concrete where he was a truck driver and retired after 30 years. He was a member and former Governor of Salisbury Moose Lodge and served as a volunteer with Locke Fire Department with his father. David loved sports and loved rooting for the Carolina Tarheels, Atlanta Braves, Washington Redskins, and Dale Earnhardt. He also loved to bowl and spent many years participating in bowling leagues. He was a talented baseball player and played all throughout his years in school. David also enjoyed gardening and did it as long as he could.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Debbie Simpson.

David is survived by his wife, Susan Pope Simpson; children, Nichole S. Wilson (Samuel) of Salisbury, Michael C. Haynes of Charleston, SC, and Shana Haynes of Lexington; sisters, Barbara Simpson Hill (Randy) of Salisbury and Brenda S. Miller of Salisbury; brothers-in-law, Phil Davis (Kim) of Statesville and Rick Pope (Judith) of Salisbury; grandchildren, Issac James of Rockwell, Bailey Haynes of Lexington, Braylin Haynes of Charleston, SC, Jaxan, Riley, and Kenzi Everhart of Lexington; special nieces and nephews, Tessa Tweed, Randy Hill, Greg Miller, Miranda Koontz, Brooke Koontz; and special aunt, Jackie Harrison.

The family will greet friends and relatives Sunday, July 17, 2:00 pm-2:45 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home.

A memorial service will follow at 3:00 pm on Sunday, in the chapel of Powles Staton Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Herring officiating.

Memorials may be made to Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, NC 28144 or the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Simpson family. Online condolences may be made at

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