Martin “Bluegrass Hillbilly” Hampton Jr., 82, of Millstone, died December 3 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Martin and Isia McFall Hampton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Paul Collins Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 157.
Surviving are his wife, Flora Godsey Hampton; a son, Jeffrey Lynn Hampton, Millstone; three daughters, Connie Sue Gibson, Kona; Judy Kay Taylor, Millstone; and Nioka Fern Hall, Ermine; four brothers, James Hampton and Paul Evart Hampton, both of Millstone; William Leonard Hampton, Westland, Mich.; and Owen Clayton Hampton, Nicholasville; four sisters, Lenore Loy, Evansville, Ind., and Norma Ruth Hampton, Wilma June Hampton, and Nannie Belle Hampton, all of Nicholasville; nine grandchildren, 13 greatgrandchildren, three step-greatgrandchildren, and four foster grandchildren.
Funeral services were held December 6 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Bentley Cemetery at Millstone.
Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.