Remembering Vietnam and Desert Storm Veteran Rick Simpson
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —
Vietnam and Desert Storm veteran Rick Simpson passed away on April 29.
We told his story on the Price of Freedom in 2016.
Mr. Simpson served our country for 21 years. He first served in the Army starting in 1968. He fought in Vietnam. He made it home and later joined the National Guard.
He was sent back to war for Desert Storm in 1990 and 1991.
Later in life he struggled with his health. He battled Post Traumatic Stress and cancer for years.
Rick Simpson was a father, grandfather, husband, a very active member in Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203, and RIck Simpson was good friend to many people.
Mr. Simpson was 73 years old.