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West Frankfort City Councilman Loses Battle with Cancer

WEST FRANKFORT – A member of the West Frankfort City Council has lost his hard-fought battle with cancer.

WEST FRANKFORT – West Frankfort Mayor Tom Jordan says the community is heartbroken by the passing of his longtime friend Mike Simpson. Simpson passed away Wednesday evening.

Mayor Jordan says Simpson was more than the city’s Finance Commissioner, he was a resource of knowledge and experience. The mayor says West Frankfort was blessed to have benefitted by his selfless dedication to the city he loved.

Simpson leaves behind his wife, Marilyn, his daughters and their family and countless friends that loved him.

No word on any funeral arrangements at this time.