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Calvin Edward Hampton

August 19, 1923 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 94)

Calvin Edward Hampton, 94, of near Somerset, died at 7:02 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Genesis Hospice Morrison House. Calvin was born August 19, 1923 in Russell, Iowa, the son of the late Edward O. and Susan Kay Hampton. He was a WWII Army veteran, a farmer and a private pilot. Calvin is survived by his wife and sweetheart of 72 years, Dorothy May Elmore Hampton, whom he married July 10, 1945; one son, Lawrence (Nancy) Hampton of Mansfield, Ohio; one daughter, Linda (John) Crossan of Somerset; grandchildren, Wesley (Karen) Hampton, Christopher Hampton and Beth (William) Boggs; 11 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Hampton and a brother, Lyle Kay. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 in Blooming Grove Cemetery, Galion, Ohio with Enos Byler officiating. Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset is entrusted with the arrangements. www.bopethomasfuneralhome.com

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