Graveside services for William “Bill” Hampton, age 75 of Tyler were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at the Bogata Cemetery with John David Wright officiating.
Mr. Hampton was born July 27, 1937 in Red River County to William Lewis Hampton and Mary Kate Sullivan Hampton. He was married to Linda Draper Hampton.
He died Sunday, Dec. 23. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lou Ella Hampton, his parents, a sister, Lucy Bell Elliott, and a brother, Bobby Lynn Hampton.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Lou Hampton of Talco; two step-sons, Vernon Vincent Vaughn of Talco and Griffin Wesley Vaughn of Commerce; a brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Linda Hampton of West New Hope; a sister and brother-in-law, Allie and Clinton Brewer of Hagansport; one niece, two nephews, and a great-nephew.