J C HamptonJanuary 10, 1932 ~ November 28, 2017 (age 85)
Passed away Tuesday morning, November 28, 2017
At Physicians Regional in Knoxville
A native of Englewood and longtime resident of Madisonville, he was the son of the late Roy and Janie Witt Hampton and was preceded in death by a brother, Buford Hampton; three sisters, Velma Brock, Tiny Rose Roberts, and Martha Lou Baxter. He along with his wife Rebecca were owner/operators of Hampton Heating and Air for 35 years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years,
Rebecca June Garrett Hampton of Madisonville
Two daughters and one son-in-law,
Letha Jean Silvers of Madisonville
Brenda and Newton Walker of Madisonville
Jamey Lee Silvers of Knoxville
Christina and Jacob Cooper of Madisonville
Victoria and James Eaton of Madisonville
Five great grandchildren: Jayden Nicholas Eaton, Zoey Arianna Eaton, James Alan Eaton Jr, Jace Thomas Cooper, and Baby Eaton
18 foster children
A.C. Hampton of Madisonville
Josephine Lethco of Englewood
Annabell Malone of Madisonville
Several nieces and nephews
Special thanks to Dr. Vicki Turnbough and all the staff at Medical Associates of Athens, Staff of Tennova Physicians Regional, Dr. Yonter, Dr. Stofko and Associates, Dr. Mehta, Guardian and Intrepid Home Health and Benchmark Therapy Services in Madisonville for their love, care and compassion they have shown since July 2017.
Funeral services will be 7 pm Friday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Carr officiating. Burial will be 11 am Saturday in Hampton Cemetery in Englewood.
Pallbearers will be Zendall Baxter, Buford Baxter, Corey Lawrence, Olan Curtis Derrick, Rhance Rooker, and Trevor Shell. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Orr, Kenneth Butch Baxter, Kevin Hammonds, Darrell Derrick, Eddie Baxter, and Roland Malone.
The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of J.C. Hampton.