He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters and three grandchildren.
Chief Simpson suffered a fatal heart attack while at the police station. He was transported to Breech Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Chief Simpson had been with the agency for 21 years and had also served with the Springfield Police Department and St. Louis Police Department.
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