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William Hampton dies in Michigan

William Leonard Hampton, 71, died January 25 in Westland, Mich.

Born in Letcher County, he was son of the late Martin and Isia McFall Hampton. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from General Motors after working 34 years.

He is survived by his wife, Betty June Baker Hampton; a son, Randall Leonard Hampton, Westland, Mich.; two daughters, Teresa Lynn Beckstrom and husband Paul, Northville, Mich., and Stephanie Renae Gilbert and husband Glen, Westland, Mich.; a grandson, Carl William Beckstrom; two brothers, Paul Evert Hampton, Millstone, and Owen Clayton Hampton, Nicholasville; and four sisters, Lenore Loy, Ellettsville, Ind., and Norma Ruth Hampton, Wilma June Hampton, and Nannie Belle Hampton, all of Nicholasville.

Funeral services were held January 31 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking.

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