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Tim Simpson

February 4, 1958 — December 16, 2023

Drayton Valley

Tim Simpson, an oilfield worker and lover of the outdoors, passed away on December 16, 2023, in Drayton Valley. He was born on February 4, 1958. Tim's untimely departure leaves behind a legacy of hard work and passion for the natural world.

Throughout his career as an oilfield worker, Tim exhibited dedication and a strong work ethic. He approached his job with enthusiasm and took immense pride in his contributions to the industry. His commitment to his work was admired by colleagues, who often sought his guidance and expertise.

Tim's love for the outdoors defined much of his life. He found solace and fulfillment in nature, where he could indulge in some of his favorite activities. Fishing was one such pastime that brought him great joy. Whether casting a line into a serene lake or battling against the current of a rushing river, Tim found peace and relaxation amidst the tranquility of nature.

In addition to fishing, Tim had an adventurous spirit that led him to pursue thrilling activities such as 4x4ing and camping. These pursuits allowed him to explore new landscapes, discover hidden gems of wilderness, and enjoy quality time with family and friends. Tim's adventures instilled in him a deep appreciation for the beauty of the world around him.

Family meant everything to Tim, and he cherished every moment spent with his loved ones. He leaves behind his devoted spouse Joanne Simpson, who stood by his side through thick and thin. Together they created a warm and loving home where their children Lisa (Kevin) Dusterhoft, Krissy Avery, Kathy Bennett were raised with love and care.

Tim will also be remembered fondly by his grandchildren Rachael (Carlos), Kayden, Riley, Faith, Chase, Sadie (Chase), Athon, Asher, Hannah, Logan. Their laughter filled his heart with joy and brought immense happiness to his life.

Tim's caring nature extended beyond his immediate family. He shared a special bond with his brother Ron (Lynn) Simpson and sister Jane (Doug) Kobi. Together, they formed an unbreakable support system, offering comfort and strength during both the challenging and joyful moments in life.

Tim touched the lives of many others, leaving an indelible impact on family and friends alike. His parents, Bettie and Edward Simpson, held a special place in Tim's heart, as did his in-laws Tom and Ruth Duckworth, Lloyd Kobi, Lynn Simpson, and Blair Duckworth. Their love and support provided a solid foundation for Tim's journey through life.

In challenging times, Tim found solace in the company of close friends. Linda (Cliff) Beckett, Dorothy (Daryl) Rickard, Donna (Andy) Shymansky, and Albert (Margret) Duckworth were among those who offered unwavering support throughout Tim's life. Their presence brought comfort during difficult moments and added immeasurable richness to Tim's life experiences.

As we bid farewell to Tim Simpson, let us celebrate the legacy he leaves behind. May his enthusiasm for the outdoors inspire us to cherish the beauty of nature and create lifelong memories with loved ones. In honoring his memory, let us embrace the values he held dear and strive to leave our own positive mark on the world around us.

Tim will be greatly missed but forever remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Special thanks to the staff of Associated Ambulance Drayton Valley, and the Brazeau Volunteer Fire Department.

Arrangements in the care of Colleen Sekura and Mike McCrae at Drayton Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services  587-673-1688

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Friday, December 22, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

Clean Energy Technology Centre

5400-22 Ave., Drayton Valley, T7A 0C5

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