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Full Text of SR0345  96th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Phillip Allan Simpson of Carlinville, who
4 passed away on June 21, 2009; and
5     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson was born on February 20, 1940 in
6 Cairo, Illinois; he was the son of James Robert and Anne
7 (Spies) Simpson; he married Mary Ann Bilauski on February 18,
8 1967 in Carlinville; she passed away on August 11, 1997; he
9 later married Wilma Rhoads in December of 1998; she passed away
10 in June of 1999; and
11     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson served his country with pride and
12 distinction as a member of the United States Army during peace
13 time in the Philippines; and
14     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson retired from the quality control
15 engineering department of Missouri Metals on September 2, 2002;
16 he had 18 years of commercial - Petro Chemical & Power Piping
17 experience, 14 years of nuclear technology experience, and 14
18 years in various aerospace aircraft departments; he also earned
19 top secret military and nuclear site clearance; and
20     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson held certificates in EG&G
21 Leadership, environmental compliance, computer school, and



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1 Hazmat school; he had been a site trainer for "General Safety
2 Awareness" and a "Site Internal Auditors" Trainer; he helped
3 with Judge Reilly's Environmental (RCRA 2000) compliance,
4 helped in making the transition to ISO 9000-2000, and was an
5 ISO internal auditor; in 1998, he was given the EG&G WARP Award
6 for his many individual achievements; and
7     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson was a member of Zion Lutheran
8 Church, the National Rifle Association, and the American Legion
9 Post 554; in addition, he was currently serving as the
10 president and secretary of the Honda Riders Chapter 23 Club;
11 and
12     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson enjoyed target shooting, riding
13 his motorcycle, his convertible, and spending time with his
14 grandchildren and attending their events; and
15     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson was preceded in death by his
16 nephew, Glen Poole; and
17     WHEREAS, Phillip Simpson is survived by his parents; his
18 daughters, Michelle Millard (Chris) and Lisa Bowman (Tim); his
19 grandchildren, Erica and Rachel Millard and Ryan and Sydney
20 Bowman; his sisters, Diane Papasifakis and Judy Poole (Danny);
21 and several nieces and nephews; therefore, be it



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2 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
3 his family and friends, the passing of Phillip Allan Simpson;
4 and be it further
5     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
6 presented to the family of Phillip Simpson as an expression of
7 our sympathy.