Donald "Don" Royce Hampton
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Don Hampton married Wilma Mae Louks on Aug 19, 1950. Don was born on July 20, 1927 to Donovan and Beulah Hampton in Indiana. Preceded in death by brothers Norman (Reid) Hampton Richard (Dick) Hampton, and sister, still living, Rita West. Their children are Jerry Hampton, Linda Duncan, and Teresa Rutherford. Don has 11 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Don graduated from Linden High School in 1946. Drafted into the Army Air Corps. Then in Aug 1950, was redrafted into the Army during Korea. After that he joined the Army reserves. Don worked and retired from R & R Donnlley's in Crawfordsville, Indiana in 1983. Later moving to Florida. Last living in the Crestview, Florida area. His hobbies were: restoring old books, archery, hunting, fishing, bowling, skeet shooting, square dancing, and finally riding motorcycles. Don was very active, and helped friends and family when they needed an extra hand. He served as a church deacon, was a model father, grandfather and even great grandfather. He was a loving husband and a devoted father. His smile was small, but his inner smiles and heart was as big as the whole outdoors. Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, 2:00 PM July 19, 2022 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church; 1015 Pleasant Ridge Rd, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 with Elder Jerry Hampton and Reverend Josh Purvis officiating.