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James W. Hampton, age 75, of Oxford, PA, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016, at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Linda  Roberts Hampton, with whom he shared 14 years of marriage.
Born in Shouns, TN, he was the son of the late James W. Hampton and Ada Plummer Hampton.
James worked in the maintenance department at General Motors, Wilmington, DE, for over 30 years, retiring in 1997.
He was a member of the UAW Local No. 435. He was a nature lover and enjoyed fishing, playing horseshoes, and being with his family and friends.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Donna Hampton of Windsor, PA, Lenna M. Pierson  and her husband Mark of Landenberg, PA and Crystal Alexander and her husband Tim of West Grove, PA;  two brothers, W. James Hampton of Mountain City, TN and Diesel Hampton of West Jefferson, NC; twelve grandchildren, Jeremy, Josh, Andrea, Amanda, Samantha, Michael, David, Heather, Daniel, Alexis, Brayden and Kaylee; two great grandchildren, Jaxson and Addie, and his faithful companion, Cuddles, Jr.
James was predeceased by one son, James R. Hampton, seven brothers, and one granddaughter, Rachel Hampton.
Visitation for family and friends was from 6:00 to 8:00 on Thursday evening, May 19, 2016  and again from 11:00 to 12:00 on Friday morning, May 20, 2016 at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA. His funeral service followed at 12:00. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.
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