James Lee Hampton, 74, of Gulfport, Miss. died in Bay St. Louis, Miss. on Friday, April 10, 2009.
Mr. Hampton was born in Waynetown and was a resident of Waveland and Gulfport.
He is survived by his children, Laura Chevalier and husband Timothy of Freemont, Calif., Mark Hampton and wife Diana of Pittsboro, Jeff Hampton and wife Karen of Bainbridge, Tracy Robinson and husband Roger of Greencastle, Beth Strahle and husband Tom of Pasadena, Calif. and Eric Hampton and wife Susan of Brownsburg; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Virginia Green Hampton and his parents, Raymond Lee and Grace Crowder Hampton.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, Miss., with the memorial service to follow at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Birmingham Boston Terrier Rescue online at www.bhambtr.org or at any Regions Bank, account #3010071725.
Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis is in charge of arrangements.