Celebration of Life
Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church
Sunday March 1st, 2020
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James "Pete" Edward Hampton
Pete’s life began on December 26, 1963, the son of James and Frances “Jane” (Goforth) Hampton in Midwest City, Oklahoma. He attended Circle Schools and was a welder at Desert Steel and a sandblaster at Southwest Valve. He was a jack-of-all-trades and enjoyed working on cars and riding four-wheelers. He was a caregiver for his daughter Carrie “Annie” until her passing.
His loving family includes his mother, Jane Hampton of Potwin; girlfriend, Mary Ann Smith of El Dorado; siblings, Rebecca “Becky” Builta of Potwin, Kim Trumpower of El Dorado, Cheryl Lewis of El Dorado and Jared Lee Hampton of Potwin; nieces and nephews, Melissa Boyer, Jessica Ritter, Justin Builta, and Christopher Hampton.
He was preceded in death by his father; daughter, Carrie “Annie” Hampton; nephew, Jeremy Day and a brother-in-law, Kenny Builta. Pete passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the age of 56 years old.
His family will gather for a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at McGill Cemetery on Sunday, March 1, at 2:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Annie Hampton Memorial Foundation in care of Emprise Bank, 100 S. Randall, Potwin, Kansas 67123. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Pete at www.ymzfh.com
I cherish the time I spent with Pete on Saturday before he finally went to see Annie. Oh how they must have embraced seeing each other again!
I reached out with one hand to pray with them and he grabbed for both of mine and said, "This is a two-handed prayer."
We talked, I read to him what I had written about he and Annie several years ago - about them being my huggable heroes - and we talked about him being a mechanic, me being a woodworker and life. Goodby, my friend, I admire you more than you'll ever know.
Rick McNary Feb 24 2020 12:00 AM
Pete will always have a special place in my heart.
Angela Feb 21 2020 12:00 AM
We were really good friends thru grade school and I always appreciated his smile,laugh I'm sure I will remember more good times in the Comming days. Unfortunatly I am out of town and will not be able to make it to his graveside service but I will check in on him when I get back. Mary Jane and family you have my deepest condolences,during your time of loss and grief
Vic Hollinger Feb 20 2020 12:00 AM