Barbara Lee Simon

February 26, 1932 ~ June 19, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Barbara Lee Simon, age 91 of Gosport passed away June 19th, 2023.

Barbara was born at Franklin, IN on February 26th, 1932 to Charles and Beulah (Stanton) Simon. The family moved to North Salem, IN, in 1941. Barbie went to North Salem Schools, graduating from high school in 1950. She helped on the family farms until she moved to a farm in Quincy, IN. Barbie went to work as a bookkeeper for Sharp Brothers, Oliver Farm Equipment in Indy, after 28 years at Sharps she returned to farming. Barbie also had part-time jobs at Mill Grove store and H&R Block. Barbie then went to full time work at Wal-Mart in Spencer and Greencastle, along with farming. She worked at Wal-Mart for 18 years, retiring at the age of 80.

Barbie’s son Calvin passed away at age 15 leaving a big hole in her heart. Barbie is survived by her sister Linda Hancock; nieces Nancy Doughty, Rhonda Lieske, Debra Wieking (God-Daughter) and Leslie Justice; nephews Denny Moore, Jeff and Mike Lieske, Charles and Steven Hancock, and Lance, JP, Brian and Darryl Simon; step-nephews Gil, Joe, and KY Wheeler; sister-in-laws Linda and Wanda Simon.

Barbie was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Beulah; her son Calvin; sisters Betty Lieske, Dorothy Moore; infant Zoe Donna, and brothers John B, Charlie Bill, and Gordon; nephews Gregg Lieske, and David Simon; Step-nephew Tim Wheeler.

A special Thank You to niece Rhonda Lieske for all her help in Barbies care.

Funeral services for Barbie will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, June 23rd, 2023 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the service time of 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Condolences may be made at

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June 23, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
201 N. Lafayette St.
Cloverdale, IN 46120

Funeral Service
June 23, 2023

1:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
201 N. Lafayette St.
Cloverdale, IN 46120


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