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Adams Funeral Home of Ozark
Tuesday March 5th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Preston Hampton

Preston Ira Hampton, age 92, of Chadwick, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019. He was born March 5, 1926 in Douglas County, the son of Aron and Rosa Hampton. Preston served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, in France, Belgium, and Germany. On August 29, 1946 he and Louise Coffer were united in marriage. Preston worked in construction in Ozark and the surrounding area from the 1950's until the early 2000's. He also raised cattle and farmed. He built wagons and loved his ponies and wagons. He also delighted in caring for his horses and other animals on the farm. He had a big heart for family and friends, and helped them whenever he could. Survivors include: A daughter, Linda Anderson and husband Jim, of Sparta; two grandsons, Greg Anderson and wife Candace of Chadwick, and Chris Anderson, also of Chadwick; a great-granddaughter, Jessica Britton; a great-great-grandson, Layton Britton; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Louise, on January 8, 2019; his parents; and eight brothers and sisters. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 PM Tuesday, March 5 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Cremation will follow the visitation. A graveside service will be 2:00 PM Sunday, March 10, in Hall Cemetery at Mound in Douglas County, with Bally Johnson and Jeff Coffer officiating, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.

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Funeral Home Owner Feb 9 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to family and friends. With heartfelt sympathy Acts 243,4.

Karina Apr 11 2019 12:00 AM

I hate to see this, but I knew after he lost Louise that he would not be too long behind her. They were an awesome couple.

Gary Shortt Mar 7 2019 12:00 AM

I'm sorry for the loss of Preston. I'll be thinking of you all through this tough time. I always enjoyed visiting with him and Louise. They sure were salt of the earth. I hope you all are doing okay and you'll be in my thoughts and prayers. Love- Rhyan Boesen

Rhyan Boesen Mar 6 2019 12:00 AM

Linda I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. He was such a sweet man and I am proud to be related to him. I will be praying for you and his grandsons that I know he cherished, You have dealt with losing your mother and now, so soon afterwards, your dad. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

Sue Lafferty-Sisco Mar 2 2019 12:00 AM