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Leslie Ward Simpson

Service Date: August 11, 2021
Interment Info: Lexington Cemetery
Service Info: Lexington Cemetery
Service Info

Leslie Ward Simpson passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021 at the age of 85. He was born in Lexington, KY to the late Leslie E. Simpson and Ella Stewart Simpson on August 6, 1936. He served 7 years in the Kentucky National Guard and retired after 25 years from Kentucky State Police with the rank of Sergeant serving Post at Dry Ridge, London, Morehead, and Lagrange. Ward is survived by his loving wife, Janice Claudene Moore Simpson, his daughters, Beverly Simpson and Karen Painter (Bill), his grandsons, Robert Ward Huelsman and Michael Andrew Huelsman and his step-granddaughter, Katie Painter. He was preceded in death by one sister: Joan Stallard. Ward will be laid to rest on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, KY. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that a memorial contribution be made to St. Elizabeth Hospice at 1 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017 or to TROOPER ISLAND, INC. at KENTUCKY STATE POLICE
P. O. Box 473, Albany, KY 42602. Online condolences can be made at 

11:00 am

Lexington Cemetery


Lexington Cemetery

Address: - LEXINGTON, KY
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Leslie Ward Simpson


So sorry to hear about Les

Prayers for the family ✝️ . I worked with Les at Dry Ridge Post . He was a good supervisor and friend .

Sympathy to all

Claudine and family we were just wondering how Les was doing. You have our deepest sympathy. May your memories bring you comfort!
Larry and Sandy

Rest in Peace

So very sad to hear this news. I worked with Les when he was assigned to Dry Ridge post. He was a excellent supervisor and a fine person. Prayers to the Simpson family for the loss of a great man. Rest in Peace Sgt. Les Simpson, U/108.

Deepest Sympathy Claudene

Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Bonnie Grote

My sincere sympathy

Dear Claudene, Bev, Karen and grandchildren, my sympathy and my heart are with you at this very sad time. Les has been a friend for well over fifty years, and he will be missed. Love, Jackie Cain