Ocean Beach 07

Grace R. Simpson-Graham

July 19, 2021


Grace R. Simpson-Graham, age 68, of Bear, Delaware, entered into God’s Kingdom on July 19, 2021.

Grace was a compassionate and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who gave everything she had to provide for her family. Grace deeply loved both of her husbands, John Simpson and William Graham, from both she is widowed. In her time here with us, Grace has not only raised her own children, but took on the responsibility of having her children’s close friends grow under her tutelage, and, even raised two of her grandsons, Jonathon Simpson and Paul “PJ” Price, Jr. Grace enjoyed spending all the time she had with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Grace was a lover of animals. She always had dogs and cats around her, even to her passing, with her little Pit Bull, Tara. Grace was also a lover of the outdoors. She adored her time at the beach, paddle boating with her husband, William Graham at Lum’s Pond, and long walks at Battery Park. Pointedly, a favorite time with Grace was when she would share her joy in talking about old times with everyone.

Grace is preceded in death by her first husband, John H. Simpson, Sr.; her second husband, William “Billy” Graham; her daughter, Sherry Simpson; her son, John H. Simpson, Jr.; and her parents, Dorothy and Charles Andrews.

Grace is survived by her mother, Ana Bell Scices; her daughters, Sandy Simpson, Shelly Moroski and husband, Rick, Susan Clark and husband, Rickie Jr., Shannon Huhn and husband, Chris, Sally Simpson, David and Marcus; her son, Jessie Simpson and Lorena; and her foster-daughter, Tianna Green and husband, Ray. She is also survived by her 30 grandchildren, Mattie, Harry, Joshua, Paul Jr, Steven, Austin, Alexis, Victoria, Jacqueline, Jonathon, Jake, Jarrod, Autumn, Anthony, Jeramiah, Shane, Keegan, Rickie III, Alyssa, Christopher, Adryanna, Julianna, Gabby, Ariana, Payton, Nicholas, Skylar, Jay Jay, Raymond and Kaitlyn; 10 great grandchildren, Daisuke, Alisha, Paul III, Camron, Tenley, Paisley, Elijah, and Caden.

Services for Grace will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware St., New Castle, Delaware 19720. Viewing will be 12pm to 1pm. The funeral service will begin at 1pm, and a procession to interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park will follow.

To offer condolences, please visit:



To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Grace, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Grace R. Simpson-Graham
© 2021 Gebhart Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy