JAMES S. HAMPTON MERRILLVILLE, IN James S. Hampton, age 72, of Merrillville, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013. He is survived by his son, Brian Hampton; brothers: Thomas and Brian Hampton; sister, Phyllis OShaughnessy; and a loving grandson, Kyle Hampton (Grampas Little Buddie). He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Elizabeth Hampton; sister, Geri Jacobs; and brother, Harry Hampton, Jr. James was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, a member of Cherry Hills Club (Par Pushers), an avid Black Hawks fan, and an on/off Cubs fan. Friends may visit with Jamess family on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway Crown Point, IN. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. John Starr officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
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Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times on Oct. 23, 2013