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James "Pete" Edward Hampton

December 26, 1963 — February 18, 2020

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

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church

1498 Kanza, Hillsboro, KS 67063

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