Shale T Simpson

March 4, 1969 – September 17, 2007

Shale passed away Monday morning, some three months after he had been diagnosed with a brain tumor at the young age of 38. Shale is survived by his daughter Odessa, His mother Sam (Elaine) Evens and his father Leonard SimpsonA celebration of life will be made in his Honor Saturday Sept. 22, 2pm at the First Baptist church 3185 Becker St. in Armstrong.He will be missed by countless friends and family that he shared many laughs and memories.

The Final Flight


In loving Memory of Shale

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free,

I’m following the path God laid for me.

I took his hand when I heard his call,

I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day,

To laugh, to love, to work, to play.

Tasks left undone must stay that way,

I’ve found that peace at the close of the day

If my parting has left a void,

Then fill it with remembered joy.

A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,

Ah yes, these things I too will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow,

I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.

My life’s been full I savored much,

Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch,

Perhaps my time seemed all to brief,

Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.

Lift up your heart and share with me,

God wanted me now, He sent me free.

We’ll always remember you Shale.

Odessa, Heather & Clint

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