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Mr. Richard H. Simpson

 
 
Mr. Richard H. Simpson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
1. Mr. Richard H. Simpson Marker
Inscription.

With love and respect,
dedicated to the memory of
Mr. Richard H. Simpson
Red Oak's "Band Man" from 1941-1980
From this site he directed
hundreds of concerts,
teaching his students to always
strive for the best.

 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 41° 0.57′ N, 95° 13.727′ W. Marker is in Red Oak, Iowa, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Reed Street and 4th Street, on the left when traveling west on Reed Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fountain Square Park, Red Oak IA 51566, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George H. Hawkins Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); "Red Stone Boulder" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red Oak Public Library (about 600 feet away); Red Oak Firehouse (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Red Oak.
 
Also see . . .
Mr. Richard H. Simpson Marker and Band Stand image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
2. Mr. Richard H. Simpson Marker and Band Stand
Looking NW toward intersection of 3rd & Reed Sts

1. Richard Simpson: In Memoriam. (Submitted on August 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Richard Simpson Death Notice. (Submitted on August 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Dedication Ceremony for Simpson (2012 The Red Oak Express article). (Submitted on August 29, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 152 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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