Sheriff Marion F. Simpson

Sheriff Marion F. Simpson

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Friday, September 4, 1959

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Marion F. Simpson

Sheriff Simpson was killed in an automobile accident while returning from Tougaloo where he was looking for two suspects that had beaten a Constable to near death a few day prior.
Sheriff Simpson had been with the agency for four years. Prior to being elected Madison County Sheriff, he served South Pacific during World War II and as the mayor of Canton from 1948 to 1955. Sheriff Simpson was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Sheriff Simpson, your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Madison County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

September 4, 2016

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