Community Mourns West Frankfort City Official Who Lost Battle With Cancer

Community Mourns West Frankfort City Official Who Lost Battle With Cancer

WEST FRANKFORT – A West Frankfort City official has lost his hard-fought battle with cancer.

West Frankfort Mayor Tom Jordan said in a statement the community is heartbroken by the passing of his longtime friend and Finance Commissioner Mike Simpson. Simpson passed away Wednesday evening.

“Mike was more than our Finance Commissioner, he was a resource of knowledge and experience,” Jordan said. “My heart goes out to his wife, Marilyn, his daughters and their family, and to the countless friends that loved Mike. West Frankfort was blessed to have benefitted by his selfless dedication to the city he loved. Rest peacefully in your eternal home Mike. We miss you already. Go Cardinals!”

Simpson leaves behind his wife, Marilyn, his daughters and their family and countless friends that loved him.

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