Thomas Simpkins stood for what he believed in and always remained true to himself. He cherished his family, his country and nature in all its splendor.
Simpkins entered court for his initial appearance on 7 June 2017 at 9:41 a.m. By 10:00 a.m, the trial court had determined that he waived his right to legal representation and appointed standby counsel as standby representation.
Early Life and Education
Thomas Simpkins hails from Ninety Six, South Carolina. At Maryland he earned honorable mention All-ACC selection for his play with the Terrapins basketball team; with them making three NCAA tournament appearances during his 119 game career.
Simpkins has appeared in several movies directed by Steven Spielberg, such as War of the Worlds and Little Children. Additionally, he co-starred alongside real-life brother Ryan in Gardens of the Night and Revolutionary Road as well as guest starring roles on both CSI and Private Practice.
Simpkins currently works as a project manager at NVIE and was previously an executive for Panavise Products and Emerson Automation Solutions, managing teams throughout Asia, Europe and North America in his previous positions.
Thomas Simpkins joined George Mason University’s men’s basketball program as an assistant coach in 2015 and concluded his eighth season as part of their staff in 2022-23, helping the Patriots set new program records in Atlantic 10 conference play while earning three tournament seeds on three consecutive seasons.
Duane Simpkins brings with him an extensive recruiting background. In his inaugural class for the Patriots, Maryland Player of the Year Tevon Saddler and former high school All-American Diante Baldwin joined.
Clay Byrd of UNCG fame and All-State performance was also recruited as well as high scoring duo Jeremy Simpkins and Thomas Cole who have both proven their worth as high scorers in college basketball. According to free public records, Jeremy Simpkins is married to Paula Doreen Simpkins and has lived at least 18 different places during his lifetime.
Achievement and Honors
Thomas Simpkins has received many honors and awards throughout his career, such as Fulbright Fellowships, NSF CAREER Awards and NASA Postdoctoral Fellowships. Additionally, he has served on various boards and committees such as Oak Ridge Public Schools Education Foundation and Innovation Valley (the regional economic development organization in his region).
Tamika has also shown her skills on stage, appearing in John Patrick Shanley’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt at International City Theatre as well as NAACP Theatre Award nominated Black Women: State of the Union production.
She is also an enthusiastic student leader, serving as President of Warrington Diplomats and Director of Administration for Kappa Delta Sorority. Additionally, she founded and served two terms as two-term President of Black Students in Business as well as recently completing a summer internship at JPMorgan Chase in Los Angeles.
Thomas Simpkins was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was an active member of Crucible Citizens Club and American Legion Post 816 at Rices Landing; also fondly remembering watching West Virginia University football games while fishing or NASCAR racing; Washington Fire Co No 3 of Salem, Elsinboro Volunteer Ambulance Service No 1966 Eagles Lodge was all present as well.
He leaves behind his wife Susan E. Simpkins; sons Joshua L. Hegedis of Carmichaels and Thomas W. Simpkins of Lower Alloway Creek; daughter Stacy Simpkins Snediker with Richard as husband from Hamilton Sq NJ, grandsons John, Xavier and Conner as well as sister Linda Simpkins of Levittown PA and numerous extended cousins and friends.
He was an exceptional athlete, quickly grasping basketball, baseball and soccer without difficulty. He attended Syre Elementary, Einstein Middle School and Shorewood High School.
Ty Simpkins was born August 6, 2001 and currently boasts an estimated net worth of $2 Million. He began acting at three weeks old, making his television debut on the daytime soap One Life to Live as John “Jack” Cramer before transitioning into playing Jude Cooper Bauer on Guiding Light for four years and appearing in various print and commercial ads.
Ryan also played in two independent films – Little Children and Revolutionary Road – alongside her sister Ryan. However, she gained wide fame through her role as Harley Keener in Marvel Cinematic Universe film Iron Man 3 and its sequel Avengers: Endgame.
He appeared in the science fiction film Insidious and its sequel Insidious: The Red Door.