Jimmy L. Compton
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Jimmy Compton died peacefully surrounded by his family and friends Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Christiana Hospital. Jimmy was born is Tazewell, Virginia and was raised in Elkton, Maryland. Jimmy was a US Army Veteran who spent his entire life working and eventually retired from Chrysler Corporation in Newark, DE in 1996 after 37 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years Pamela Compton; his 4 sons Jimmy Compton Jr., Robert Compton, Timmy Compton and Preston Kinnamon; 6 grandchildren Pamela J Rodriguez, Phyllis Coulombe, Chris Compton, Jade Compton, Tori Compton and Danika Kinnamon and 7 great grandchildren. Those that knew Jimmy Knew him as a kind hearted man that would do anything for you and would go out of his way to help others. Jimmy had a very strong work ethic and continued to work part time until recently. He will be truly missed by everyone. A visitation will be held at Beeson Funeral Home 2053 Pulaski Hwy, Newark, DE 19702 February 15 from 6-7pm followed by a 7pm memorial service.
BEESON FUNERAL HOME
Beeson Funeral Home of Newark
2053 Pulaski Hwy
Newark, DE 19702
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2013