Joseph ‘Edward’ Hampton
Jan. 17, 1936 Dec. 18, 2018 Joseph “Edward” Hampton, 82, recently of Goodman, Mo., and long-time resident of Rogers, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
Edward was born January 17, 1936, in Manhattan, New York, to the late Jack and Mabel Ann Kenney Hampton. He was also preceded by a grandson, Jason Brewer. Much of his life revolved around service to his country. Following his High School graduation in El Paso, Texas, he first served more than eight years in the Air Force before joining the Navy. During his 16-year service in the Army National Guard, he was the eldest guardsman activated to serve in Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm. For many years he was a machinist and retired from Superior Industries in Rogers. Mr. Hampton enjoyed watching football and loved reading his Bible. He was a long-time member of Monte Ne Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Sandra Brewer of Goodman; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn Brewer (Kolby Henson) of Huntsville, Arkansas, and Kimberly Bowser (Travis) of Cabot, Arkansas; two grandsons, Matthew Brewer (Angela) of Noel and Jeremiah Brewer (Ebenee) of Anderson; seven great-grandchildren (and another on the way); numerous extended family members and dear friends.
Mr. Hampton was interred with full military honors in Fayetteville National Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Monte Ne Baptist Church-Building Fund, 1610 Monte Ne Road, Rogers, AR 72756.
Arrangements were under the care of Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. Memorials may be expressed at www. RollinsFuneral.com