Johnny Simpson, Jr. age 71 of Cuba, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Johnny was born August 26, 1944, in Salem, a son to the late John and Lillie (Oxendine) Simpson, Sr. John attended school in Cherryville. On September 1, 1962 he was united in marriage to his former wife, Elizabeth Quinton. She survives of Cuba. Johnny worked as a contractor and for several area law enforcement agencies as a police officer. Johnny enjoyed restoring old cars, playing the guitar, drawing, hunting and fishing, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Johnny is survived by: three daughters, Sharon Ransom and her husband J.T. of Steelville, Sheila Moehlenbrock and her husband Chuck of St. Louis and Sandra Ware and her husband Scot of Cuba; two sisters, Betty Sterling of Steelville and Ruth Hill and her husband Elgie of Cuba; a special friend, Martha Ray of Cuba; 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren as well as many other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Johnny was preceded in death by; two daughters, Lisa and Cindy Simpson; three brothers, Dale, Joseph and Dennis Simpson; one sister Ruby Christensen; a grandson, Jacob Ware and four brother's-in-law, Kenneth Quinton, Robert Quinton, Donald Pasch and Everett Setzer. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at the Cuba Christian Church in Cuba with Rev. Joshua Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in the Martin Trask Cemetery in Cherryville. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cuba Christian Church.