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John Earl Hampton

July 28, 1969 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 50)


John “Earl” Hampton was born July 28, 1969, in Columbia, South Carolina to John and Hazel Hampton.  He departed this life on February 2, 2020, in Tampa, Florida.  He was 50.

John graduated from A.C. Flora High School in 1987, in Columbia, South Carolina.  He then enlisted in the United States Marines, which he served eight years.  He also served in the United States Army and the United States Air Force in which he was currently officiated.

He is predeceased by his grandparents, Mr. Louis Hampton, Mrs. Ossie Lee Hampton, Mrs. Edna Mae Jenerette and two aunts, Mrs. Margaret A. Steele and Mrs. Stephanie Rose Jenkins Burns.

He is survived by his parents, John and Hazel Hampton; his daughter, Breanna Williams; a special friend, Kim Rose; seven sisters, Alonda Hampton-Petty (Michael), Rolonda Hampton-Mims, Nyoka Hampton (Marvin), Regina Hampton, Jessica Waiters, Connie Goodwin, and Cynthia Goodwin and a host of loving nieces, nephews, great-niece, great-nephew, and uncles.

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February 13, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Wake (Gathering of Family & Friends)
February 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
February 14, 2020

11:00 AM
First Nazareth Baptist Church
2351 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Interment following funeral service

Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29229

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