Kenneth “Ken” Hampton, age 86, of North Webster, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 8:50 PM in Goshen Hospital.
He was born on September 25, 1932 in Hastings, MI to Garner and Mable (Armour) Hampton.
Ken grew up in Hastings, MI and then moved to Marion for work for 18 years, he then moved to the Warsaw area where he remained for the rest of his life. He married Bonnie Singleton on September 30, 1950 in Hastings, MI. She passed away on May 31, 1987. He then was united in marriage on October 17, 1987 to Charlene Busz Hale in Warsaw. Ken retired from Flex Steel in New Paris, IN and during his retirement years he drove a school bus for Warsaw Community Schools. He attended Redeemer Lutheran Church in Warsaw and was also a Freemason. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and Chicago Bears Football. Above all he was a family man and loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife; Charlene Hampton of North Webster, IN, sons; Doug (Cindy) Hampton of Warsaw, Mark (Sarah) Hampton of Portland, ME, Matthew Hampton of Chicago, IL, Kenneth (Susan) Hampton II of Sanford, ME, Daniel (Katie) Hampton of Warsaw, daughters; Joni (Donald) Novick of Charlotte, NC, Christy (Ron) Adams of North Webster, IN, step-daughters; Misty Hale of Defiance, OH, Lisa (Tom) Surbaugh of OH, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his first wife, a son; Steven Hampton, and two sisters.
Visitation hours will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Immediately following visitation, a Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Pastor Jerry Yoder will officiate the Memorial Service. A procession to Interment will take place immediately following the Memorial Service and will be held in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
The Ken Hampton Funeral Fund
C/O McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel
2290 Provident Court
Warsaw, Indiana 46580