Anthony Simpson, 44, of Newcomerstown, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.

He was born Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1966, in Coshocton, to Andrew D. Simpson of Newcomerstown and the late Marguerite (Ransom) Simpson.

He was a 1986 Newcomerstown High School graduate.

On Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001, he married Melissa (Santos) Simpson, who survives.

He is also survived by one son, Ricco Simpson of Zanesville; two daughters, Hani and Angel Simpson of Pittsburgh, Pa.; two brothers, Richard Simpson of Newcomerstown Tyrone Simpson of Millersburg; eight sisters, Mona Rivera of Newcomerstown, Sharon Simpson of Zanesville, Connie Simpson of Pittsburgh Pa., Barbara Simpson of Dover, Rebecca Simpson of Newcomerstown, Regina Simpson of Newcomerstown, Margo Azeem of Newcomerstown, and Kim malone of Pittsburgh, Pa.

He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Dorothy (Hinds) Simpson; sister, Marva Kay Simpson; and two brothers, James R. and Andrew D. Simpson Jr.

Services were Sept. 27, 2011, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Charles Simpson officiating.

Burial was in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown.

Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.