July 21, 2021
Phillip Simpson, 78, of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, died Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Ascension-Via Christi St. Francis, Wichita, Kansas.
He was born on June 12, 1943, in Anthony, Kansas, the son of Robert C. Simpson and Marjorie (Rozzelle) Simpson. In 1965, he married Joyce Ditgen. She preceded him in death on July 7, 2021.
Phillip was raised on the family farm, where one of his favorite pastimes was helping his father assess the value of horses for trade with his brother, Richard. He often reminisced about riding Palominos and Big Bays with names like Chief and King.
Phillip suffered from a...