William Hampton

William Hampton

Monday October 22, 1962 - Monday November 25, 2019
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Deacon William Henry “Hamp” Hampton, Jr. 57, of Greenville, South Carolina, passed on Monday, November 25, 2019, at Prisma Health Upstate. He was a son of William Sr. and Lydia Makins Hampton.

He was a graduate of J L Mann High School and also he attended Greenville Technical College. He was employed at Augusta Circle Elementary School. He was a member of Holy Ground Church of Deliverance. He was a drummer for HAMP Gospel Group.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dwight David Hampton and John Fitzgerald Hampton.

Surviving along with his parents are two sons, William Henry Hampton III and Stephen Paul Hampton, both of Greenville, SC; three sisters, Sherry Gray, Stephanie Hampton and Lydia Hampton-Wansley, all of Greenville, SC; three brothers, Benjamin C. Hampton of Taylors, SC, Anthony (Angela) Hampton of Powdersville, SC, and Stephen Hampton of Travelers Rest, SC; two aunts, Mildred Ellis of Glendale, MD and Frankie Wright of Greenville, SC; two great aunts, Mary Yates of Leesburg, VA and Patricia Carter of Greenville, SC; three uncles, Furman Makins of Anderson, SC, Glenn Ellis of Glendale, MD and Kenneth Wright of Greenville, SC; godbrothers, Frederick Bland of Atlanta, GA, and Dana Bailey of Florida; a special friend, Mary Hampton; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Sunday December 1, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday December 1, 2019 2:00pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Interment

    Monday December 2, 2019 | 3:00am
    Monday December 2, 2019 3:00am
    Graceland East Memorial Park
    2206 Woodruff Rd
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Sherrry Austin- Hill

Posted at 12:58pm
Hamp was a great friend and will be deeply missed.

Gwendolyn Brown

Posted at 04:51pm
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. Love Gwen, Rashida, Andrew and Ebony
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