Celebration of Life for Dr. Nathan Simpson, 58, of Gillette, will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Church of Christ, 1204 T-7 Lane, Gillette, with Pastor Ernie Bishop officiating.
Dr. Nathan Simpson passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center. Nathan Samuel Simpson was born the son of Clyde and Joyce (Eggert) Simpson, missionaries, in St. Croix, USVI on February 15, 1963. He was raised and educated in Australia. After his high school graduation, he attended school at the University of Texas, San Antonio followed by University of San Antonio Medical Center. Nathan then did his residency as an orthopedic surgeon in Kansas City, Kansas. He received his fellowship in spinal surgery at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas.
Nathan began his career in Alaska before moving to Gillette in July of 2000. Here he practiced through Powder River Orthopedic, now known as Wyoming Orthopedics and Spine over the course of the last twenty years.
Dr. Simpson was a pilot and took joy in flying his plane. He also enjoyed traveling. He planned his trips around the many hobbies he enjoyed, including big game hunting, deep sea fishing and diving. He always considered time with his family well spent.
Nathan is survived by one son, Roman Simpson; siblings: Annye Love, Robert (Rita) Simpson, Becky Franklin, Stephen (Jodi) Simpson, Philip (Ruth) Simpson and Sarah (Kerry) Lichtenbarger as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Timothy Simpson. Memorials are suggested to be made to benefit Wyoming Tactical Rifle Championship for their wounded warrior charity. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716.
Please visit www.gillettememorialchapel.com to share your memories and condolences with his family.
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