Tony Simpkins, 64 of Beech Creek, WV went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 7:25 pm Sunday, January 1st, 2023, while an inpatient at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, KY. He was born on August 26th, 1958, in Beech Creek, WV and was the son of the late John Simpkins and Edith (Hatfield) Simpkins. He was a hard-working coal miner for twenty-eight years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life forty-six years, Barbara Ann (Sparks) Simpkins.
Those left to cherish his loving memory includes his two daughters, Toni Renee (Willie) Mathis and Tamara Ann (Corey Fields) Simpkins; two brothers, Paul Mack Simpkins and Ted (Sheila) Simpkins; four sisters, Vicky (Ike) Simpkins-Estep, Lottie Simpkins (Tommy) Mathias, Linda Gail (Bo) Cook, and Marlene (Floyd) Burgraff; five grandchildren, Nathaniel Chaise (Amanda) Slone, Alexis Paige Slone, Allie Brooke Slone, Ryan Dillon Simpkins, and Caleb Hunter Simpkins; two great grandchildren, Billy Nathaniel Lee Slone and Waylon Isaiah Slone; special friend, Diane Taylor Murphy; and a host of other close family and friends who will all love and miss him.
A funeral service will be held at 6:00 pm Friday, January 6th, 2023, at Freedom Full Gospel Assembly House of Prayer in Hampden, WV with Pastor Gene Flemings officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior. In honoring Tony’s wishes, after the service he will be cremated.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV.