John Robert ‘Bobby’ Hampton

Published 11:56 am Monday, July 10, 2017

John Robert “Bobby” Hampton, 76, died at his home on Junction Road on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

He was born in Rowan County Jan. 6, 1941, the son of the late Clarence T. and Ethel Peoples Hampton. He was the husband of Sally Cline Hampton and they had been married for 43 years. He retired from Celanese Corp. after 30 years. He had also worked as a jailer with the Davie County Sheriff’s Department. He attended Cooleemee Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: 2 sons, Robert Bryan Hampton (Holly) and Jason Hampton, all of Mocksville; a step-daughter, Sherrie Wagoner of Georgia; 3 sisters, Virginia Taylor, Geraldine Holshouser and Judy Webb; a brother, Jimmy Hampton; and his grandchildren, Joshua and Jonathan Hampton and their mother, Scarlette Mixon; Noah and Emily Hampton, Jacob Pelletier and Jessie and Nicholas Pigg.

Private family services will be held later.

Memorials: Cooleemee Presbyterian Building Fund, PO Box 27, Cooleemee.