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Leland Cole Simpson
March 4, 1934 ~ March 16, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Leland Cole Simpson Passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the age of 89. Leland was born in Rupert, Idaho March 4, 1934, The 2nd of 11 children to Edward Phillip Lord Simpson and Luretta Mary Cole Simpson. Leland Married Muriel Faye Ketchum, his high school sweetheart and love of his life October 6th, 1954, and together they had 6 children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren that he loved and adored.
He was a farmer, a logger, a millworker, and then retired from the Coquille School district. Leland was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He enjoyed working but had many interests and hobbies. He enjoyed painting, stained-glass work, woodcarving, working with the Coquille museum and collecting antiques, but his greatest joy and delight was his family.
With his mortal life over, it is like the soft close of a very good book.
Services for Leland will be at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2405 Shelley Road in Coquille. Family Gathering at 10:00AM, Family Prayer at 10:45AM, and Funeral Service at 11:00AM Interment is at Myrtle Crest Memorial Gardens.