Bakersfield Couple Married 62 Years Die Four Hours Apart

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A Bakersfield couple who were married 62 years died four hours apart while lying next to each other, their family said.

Don and Maxine Simpson’s granddaughter, Melissa Sloan, shared the couple’s story to KERO-TV and it quickly went viral.

Maxine Simpson had cancer and her husband had broken his hip roughly two weeks ago, and his health began declining, according to KERO-TV.

Determined not to separate the pair, the couple’s family kept them together in the same bedroom.

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