Daniel Andrew Danny Simpson  19462017

Daniel Andrew Danny Simpson 19462017

Daniel Andrew “Danny” Simpson
Daniel Andrew “Danny” Simpson –
71, Great Village, passed away peacefully in his sleep listening to
Barry White after a valiant battle with cancer on Sunday, December 24,
2017, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. His last thoughts
were of his family and probably on how he will get his
“seniors discount” in heaven. Born in Hamilton,
Ontario, he was the son of the late Elaine Bird and Robert
Danny spent 35 years with the federal government as a policy
and legislation employment insurance agent, having received numerous
recognition and employment awards for innovative ways to improve
benefit and appeal procedures. He served as a volunteer with Great
Village Fire Brigade, a member of Saint James United Church and
Thirsty Church and was the reining champ in an annual horseshoe
tournament. He enjoyed playing pool, building bon fires, cleaning
glass off beaches and expressing himself with his favorite vernacular.
Danny enjoyed his retirement catching no fish and watching the tide
come and go in the Minas Basin. His wife, Wanda Simpson, will always
think about you (Danny) and how you’d be walking side by
side and reach for her hand and how all the little things you did made
her feel so special. She knows how lucky that makes her feel, and how
deeply she is in love with you.
As a loving husband and as a loving father, he leaves behind
a legacy in his children, Shane (Jassandre) Simpson and Staci Simpson
and in his granddaughter, Lexa Adamyk-Simpson. He will be missed by
his many friends and family. Danny was much loved by his sisters,
Susan, Nancy and Rene (Ron); loving uncle to Jason (Paula), Kelly
(Jeff), Nancy (Clay), Lindsay (Luke), Jenny (Andrew) and Chris
(Kaitlyn); great uncle to Kiahna (Josh), Brooklyn, Quin, Morgan, Alex
and Olivia. “Hug coming through the
In keeping with Danny’s wishes, he was not one for
a fuss so there will be no visitation or funeral service. Memorial
service and private family interment will be held at a later date. If
so desired, donations to a charity of choice are welcomed.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home,
55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to
the family by viewing Danny’s obituary on-line and selecting
“Send A Condolence” at:

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Death notice for the town of: Truro, Province: Nova Scotia

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