Clifford R. Simpson
Asbury Park Press (Neptune, NJ) - January 13, 2009
Clifford R. Simpson,
85, of Shrewsbury Township, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 10,
Cliff was born and raised on Sandy Hook (Fort
Hancock). He retired in 1991 after 35 years of service to the Tinton Falls
Mr. Simpson was a three-sport athlete (baseball, basketball and football)
at the old Leonardo High School in Middletown.
Upon graduation from high school, Cliff signed a professional baseball
contract with the N.Y. Giants and played for three years in the minor
leagues with the Giants and St. Louis Cardinals.
He served his country in the Marine Corps during WWII.
Contributions in his memory may be made
to the American Cancer Society, 801 Broad Street, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702.
Arrangements were under the direction of Braun Funeral Home, 106 Broad