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Obituary for Danny Lynn Simpson

Danny Lynn Simpson, age 73 of Cynthiana, KY, passed away Monday, April 25, 2022, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, KY. He was born on June 27, 1948, in Harrison County, to the late George Manning and Verrena Fitzwater Simpson. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, Robert Allen Simpson; a sister, Georgia Francis Simpson; nephew, Christopher Simpson; a niece, Olivia Simpson; great nephew, Levi Freeman; brother-n-law, Walter Lucas Jr.
He is survived by one brother, Steve (Sandy) Simpson; two sisters, Alice Lucas, Angela (Keith) Freeman; one niece, Anne Simpson; five nephews, Scott Simpson, Travis (Stephanie) Simpson, Daniel (Heidi) Freeman, Darrell (Laura) Freeman, Brian (Nikkia) Lucas; eleven great nieces and nephews.
Danny was a special education teacher for the Harrison County School System, where he served 35 years. He also spent 42 years as the cross country and track coach, and was a founding member for the Kentucky Track Cross Country Coaches Association. Danny was a UK alumni and sports fan. He loved working with and mentoring students and young adults. Danny truly loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
A funeral service will be conducted Friday, April 29th, at 12:00 PM at Ware Funeral Home with Evan Meyer officiating. Visitation will be held at Ware Funeral Home on Thursday, April 28th, from 5:00-8:00 PM. Burial will be at Pythian Grove Cemetery. View and sign the guest book