The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

Ray Hampton

 

January 17, 2017

July 3, 1938-Jan. 15, 2017

Ray Brown Hampton, 78, of Sweet Home died Jan. 15, 2017.

He was born July 3, 1938 in Waynesville, N.C., to William C. and Lorina Frances (Stepp) Hampton.

He was born and raised in North Carolina, and then he moved to Georgia, where he lived for three years. He moved to Oregon in 1955.

Mr. Hampton married Charlene Potter in 1961, and together they moved to Netarts. In 1963, they moved to the Sweet Home area where they raised their family and lived ever since.

Mr. Hampton worked as a high climber and a timber faller his whole life.

He loved to hunt.

Mr. Hampt...



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