December 2, 1938 - November 15, 2015
. Amos C. “Sunny” Hampton was born December 2, 1938 in Lexington, Mississippi to the proud parents, the late Amos and Ethelma Hampton. At an early age he professed his faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he was a choir member. In 1961 he completed high school at Saint Junior College in Lexington, Mississippi. He furthered his education in Maryland, with majoring in Computer Technology. Sunny played football for Saints Junior College and among other things, “Sunny” loved hunting and fishing. In the late 1960’s, Amos moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he worked at Central Hardware and Chrysler Automotive Plant. He was united in holy matrimony to Helen Nickels in June 1968. This union was blessed with four children. Amos joined the Masonic Order throughout his life. He was known as an excellent mechanic; he loved repairing cars from which he started his own business in the early 70s. He was an entrepreneur. He loved to work on many different projects and activities. He enjoyed the company of his dogs. Sunny enjoyed buying and renovating houses, to make loving homes for needy families. Amos departed this life on Sunday, November 15, 2015, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Otha D. Hampton and Johnny “Pete” Hampton and his grandson, Jovuan Hampton and granddaughter, Kayla Wooten. His life will forever be cherished by: his wife ~ Helen Hampton; four children ~ Jacqueline Hampton, Andrea (Karl) Wooten, Joseph Hampton and Dujuan Hampton, all of St. Louis, Missouri; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; eight sisters and two brothers ~ Essie (John) Stevenson of Pearl, Mississippi, Bessie Hampton of Chicago, Illinois, Sarah Jean Hampton of Atlanta, Georgia; Geraldine Carson of Pearl, Mississippi, Mildred Hampton of Memphis, Tennessee, Odessare Martin of St. Louis, Missouri, Thelma (Jennette) Hampton of St. Louis, Missouri, Ed (Rena) Wilburn of San Jose, California and Leonard (Tammy) Hampton of Lexington, Mississippi and Katherine Hampton of Jackson, Mississippi and Anthony (Joyce) McCurthy, grandson of Spring, Texas; and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
. Amos C. “Sunny” Hampton was born December 2, 1938 in Lexington, Mississippi to the proud parents, the late Amos and Ethelma Hampton. At an early age he professed his faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized at Pine Grove Missionary... View Obituary & Service Information
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