Rockland: Longtime pillar of community dies

James “Jay” Simpson, a former Rockland selectman and police officer, passed away suddenly on Friday.

He was 66, and a cousin, Joe McMillan, told WATD that an aneurysm is believed to be the cause of death.

Simpson’s son, Jimmy Simpson, is a member of the Rockland Police Department.

Wake and funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

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