Tyrone Eugene Simpson passed away on April 4, 2017 at his home.
He was born on July 10, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri to Kenneth Russell Hernandez and Barbara Jean Smith. Tyrone moved to Topeka, KS with his mother as a toddler, where he was adopted by his loving step-father, Leo Albert Simpson Jr. Mr. Simpson was a lifelong resident of Topeka, KS. He was the sencond child of Barbara and the first child of Russell. His biological father, adoptive father and brother (Leo Albert Simpson III) preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories: mother, Barbara J Elliott of Topeka, KS; stepfather, Jimmy Ray Elliott of Kansas City, MO; two children, Elijah Mendez-Simpson of Manhattan, KS and Nicholas Alveraz-Simpson of Topeka, KS; four brothers: Phillip Simpson (Ernestine) of Washington DC, Kenneth Jr., Robert Hernandez both of Rochester, NY, Kareem Hernandez of Kansas City, KS; three sisters: Cynthia Neal (Anthony) of Tampa, FL, Roselyn Hernandez and Anita Hernandez both of Rochester, NY; four aunts, Marie Hernandez of Arkansas, Lillian Jones of Kansas City, KS, Anita Jones of Houston, TX, Vanessa Jackson of Houston, TX; two uncles, Milton Smith of Kentucky, Wayman Smith (Liza) of Miami, FL; four nieces, four nephews, 2 great-nephews, three great-nieces and a host of cousins, family, and friends.
Mr. Simpson graduated from Topeka High School in Topeka, KS. He held several positions within his life time which included, production worker at Josten Year Book and dietary assistant at the VA Hospital. Mr. Simpson was retired at the time of his death.