Fred Owen Simpson, 82, of Yakima died Saturday at Cottage in the Meadow.

Mr. Simpson was born in Salmon, Idaho. He was employed by Associated Grocers for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Simpson of Yakima; two daughters, Kris Simpson of Yakima and Robin Dunham of Wasilla, Alaska; a brother, Jim Simpson of Naches; a sister, Anne Blalock of Yakima; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at West Hills Memorial Park, West Valley. A memorial service will follow at noon at Sun Valley Church in Union Gap. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.