Arthur William Hampson, 84, of Washington, died Monday, April 14, 2014, in his home.He was born November 29, 1929, in Meadow Lands, a son of the late Arthur Hampson and Ruth Van Fossen Hampson.Mr. Hampson was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from October 11, 1950, until his honorable discharge August 13, 1954, with a rank of storekeeper. He was awarded a National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United National Service Medal, China Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.Mr. Hampson worked at McGraw Edison for 47 years, and, after retiring, worked as the manager of Tower Golf.He was a member of American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post 175 and Pulaski Club and was an avid golfer.In 1980, in Meadow Lands United Methodist Church, he married Nancy Cole, who survives.Also surviving are two sons, Jimmy Brown of West Virginia and Jay Brown of Washington; four daughters, Ruthie France and Sandra Zajack (Ben), both of Belle Vernon, Stephanie Brown Auld of Washington and Billie Jo Doman (Rich) of Meadow Lands; two sisters, Lillian Martin of Canonsburg and Kate Johnson of Washington; seven grandchildren, Jessica Auld, Mikol and Shane Dadidsman, Brooke Lagoni (Rocky), Elaina and Shelby Doman and Brandon Brown; and six great-grandchildren.Friends will be received from 9 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Wednesday, April 16, in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, with the Rev. Scott Bunting officiating. Burial will follow in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township. Military rites will be accorded graveside by American Legion Edwin Scott Linton Post 175. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.
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Published in Observer-Reporter on Apr. 15, 2014