Kenny Simpson passed away September 3, 2018, in Falls City. He was born November 8, 1952, in Falls City to Charles and Mary Lou (Coonce) Simpson.
Kenny was raised in Falls City and graduated Falls City High School in 1971. He enlisted in the U. S. Air Force following graduation on May 29, 1971, and was Honorably discharged May 31, 1974. Upon his discharge, he moved to Columbus, NE where he worked at a grocery store with his uncle. He moved back to Falls City and purchased Shafer’s Market with his uncle, Bill Coonce.
He married Constance Huebner on June 11, 1972, at Falls City. They divorced in February of 1983. He married Tami Sisk on May 30, 1996, at Oregon, MO.
In 1979 he became a full-time driver for the Falls City Fire Department. He also was the Falls City Building Inspector and was Fire Chief for the last 10 years, until suffering a stroke in 2017. He started the Fire Stompers program 30 years ago. He also worked at the recycling center and In-Home Health and helped with the remodel of Jonesbrook Estates. He was the owner of KT Fire Extinguishers and BKM Karaoke for 25 years.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church and American Legion Post #102 both of Falls City.
He is survived by his wife, Tami Simpson, of Falls City; son, Ben and his wife Stephanie Simpson, of Falls City; step-daughter, Nicole Mason and her boyfriend Jerry Guess, of Falls City; mother, Mary Lou Hill, of Falls City; brothers, Mike (Krista) Simpson, of Ashland, NE, David (Kirsten) Simpson, of Humboldt; sister, Mary Jo (Sam) Liberty, of Falls City and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Young Je Kim officiating
. Inurnment will be in Rulo Cemetery. Military graveside honors by Falls City Ceremonial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 7-8 p.m. at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.