Carl M. Simpkins, 80 of Gallipolis, Ohio passed away December 31, 2017 at Holzer Senior Care, Bidwell.  He was born May 28, 1937 in Mingo County, West Virginia son of the late George Milton Simpkins and Mary Marie Wright Simpkins.  He was a 1955 graduate of Lenore High School, Lenore, W.Va..  He retired from Kaiser Aluminum of Ravenswood, W.Va. following more than 35 years of service.

Carl is survived by daughters, Jayne (Jeff) Burger of Gallipolis, Ohio, Debbie (Ron) Femi of Louisville, Kentucky and Carla (Gary) Estep of Wytheville, Virginia, two granddaughters, Lillian Tabor and Ashley (Brandon) Carroll both of Louisville, Kentucky, grandson, Christopher (Camela) Shepherd, Bluefield, W.Va. and three great granddaughters, Scarlett Tabor, Hailey and Aubrey Shepherd

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Barbara I. Simpkins on September 5, 2017.

In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services. Cremation services are under the direction of the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, who is honored to serve the Simpkins Family.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in Carl’s memory to your favorite charity in deed or donation.