Beloved Husband, Father & GrandfatherSteve returned to his loving Heavenly Father August 14th 2010 at age 66 after a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Steve was born in Los Angeles, CA on November 12, 1943 to Robert L. & Jelaire Chandler Simpson. He was married to his eternal sweetheart, Kaye Louise Hendrickson in the Salt Lake Temple on June 2, 1967. They are the proud parents of three wonderful daughters: Lisa Kaye (Brian) Dirkmaat, Carlsbad, CA, Kathryn Marie (Rob) Dixon, Riverton, UT, and Melanie Anne (Michael) Wiley, Stansbury Park, UT. Steve and Kaye have 11 lovely grandchildren.Steve served as an LDS missionary in the Southwest British Mission. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1968 and later attended the University of Minnesota. He served his country in the United States Air Force after which Steve labored for many years in the purchasing department of the LDS Church.Steve was devoted to his family and loved his Father in Heaven. He was a wonderful example to all those who knew him and he will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his sister, Kathryn Marie, grandparents, Lillian & Heber Simpson, Kathryn & Ezra Chandler, and his parents.We would like to thank the medical staff of the NCCU at the University Hospital for their loving care, and in particular, his doctor for many years, Dr. David Renner.Funeral services will start at 12 noon, Wednesday August 18, 2010 at the Jordan Oaks 5th Ward Chapel at 3760 West 9380 South, West Jordan Utah. Viewings will be held on Tuesday August 17th at the Jenkins - Soffe Funeral Home at 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway South Jordan Utah from 6-8 pm and from 10:30 to 11:30 am prior to the funeral services on Wednesday. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.