Shurlie “Shelly” Simpson, a man with many skills and friends, passed over on October 26, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Shelly was born March 2, 1951 in Baxley. He lived in Jacksonville, Florida for many years, developing a long list of devoted friends and admirers. He will be missed, particularly by special friends including Hank Bonar, Rut Liles, and Forrest Travis. Shelly is survived by sister, Betty Copeland and brother, Terry Simpson of Baxley. A memorial celebration of Shelly’s life was held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Mars Hill Church, 4300 St. Johns Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210, followed by a 4:00 p.m. gathering at the Bonar residence, 4939 Morven Road, Jacksonville, FL 32210.