Baggerley Funeral Home

930 South Broadway, Edmond, OK


JC Compton

June 15, 1986June 1, 2019
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Jimmy Carlisle “JC” Compton, age 32, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City after a heroic battle with sickle-cell beta-thalassemia.

A life-long native of Oklahoma and a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma and Grizzly and Black Bear Clan, He was the great-great grandson of last inherited Chief Ralph and Madge Pettit Dent, great-grandson to Rhoda and Al Compton. JC was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Jimmy Compton and Gena Heath. He was a 2005 graduate of Edmond Santa Fe High School where he wrestled and was very socially active. JC was a long-time employee of Wal-Mart where he was a Department Manager and was loved and respected by his colleagues for his humor and willingness to always help. Wal-Mart was also where the love story of JC and Amber, JC’s loving wife, began.

In-spite of JC’s illness, he lived life boldly and to the fullest. He was an avid fisherman, participated in tribal ceremonies, enjoyed hanging out with friends and his wife, playing video games and loved his steaks rare. He had nicknames for all of his friends including Brown Bear, Catfish Charles, and Cracker, among others. JC’s safe place was his home where he enjoyed his wife and his pets, Zodie, Bo, and the fishes. JC always wanted to be a father and took pride in being a father figure to Evan and Ryen, young men that were close to him.

JC is survived many loving family members including his wife, Amber Compton; son, Ryen Carroll; brothers: Minke Compton, Stephen Mauldin, and Alexander Mauldin; step-brothers, Colin Donnelly and Connor Donnelly; mother, Gena Heath; father, Jimmy Compton; step-parents: Kyle Heath, Lauren Compton, and Debbie Compton; grandparents: Carol Compton, Jim Vigil, and Mary Gravitt, Keith and Judy Lipps; aunts, Isaias Martinez and Mary-Jane Gonzales; uncles: Robert Compton, Jeremiah Vigil, and James Vigil; and numerous other aunts, uncles, and cousins on his Otoe side. JC was preceded in passage to the next life by his sister, Nasstasia “Tosha” Compton, and grandfather, Milton “Buck” Compton.


  • Stephen Mauldin
  • Alex Mauldin
  • Minke Compton
  • Fred Barney
  • Dillon Janz
  • Charles Hite
  • Matthew Sattre
  • Eric Wissler
  • Paul Compton, Honorary


  • Visitation Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Friday, June 7, 2019


JC Compton

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Lisa McGuire

June 9, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Many thoughts and prayers for you and your family. May he R.].P

Becky Goodrich

June 8, 2019

JC was my firstborn great nephew. When he was little every Thanksgiving we would lay on the floor and look through the Christmas toy catalog. We would dream of all the wonderful things Santa would bring I think by the time we were finished every toy in the catalog was marked for his wish list He was loved much and will be missed greatly.

Samantha Wissler

June 6, 2019

Granny Bert Davis

June 5, 2019

I used to go to his great grandfather and grandmothers house hold and rock him. JC and tosh was two of the most beautiful babies I have ever seen. I had the honor of being called Granny Bert.

Evelyn Melo

June 5, 2019

JC, I will always cherish the time we shared and you will forever be in my heart. I love you❤

Michael Derksen

June 5, 2019

I had the pleasure of working with JC over the last three years. Getting to know him was a joy and we often exchanged fishing stories. He would come to me and ask questions about fishing gear, places to fish and photo evidence of his many fishing trips.
JC was a joy to be around, always in a good mood or offering a smile even when it was obvious he was not feeling good.
JC, thank you for your friendship, you will be missed.
Our deepest sympathy for the family and prayers for all of you from me and my family.

-AM Mike

Mary Birdsong

June 4, 2019

I really didn't know J.c. like everyone did but my yr @ Walmart my first encounter with him was that he'd asked me will I ever like to work in the candy dept and my exact words were yeah until he had said that he have to stocked the D82 and then I'd said hecks naw I am cool with the area that I am in . But J.c. will walk around the store like he didn't have any care in the world nor did he not complain like others did and his smile had brighten my days up there and being in the breakrm listenin to him and Fred be up telling their stale dry jokes was very interesting or he will laying his head down on the table resting becuz he was tired . In my book he was a fighter and a warrior and also a outstanding good husband to his beautiful Mrs. Amber Compton may God continue to be with her.

Shirlee Lehew

June 4, 2019

JC was my son Justin Daily's brother-in-law and that is how I had the opportunity to meet this kind gentle soft-spoken young man. May peace be with all.

M Steven Calaway

June 4, 2019

I worked with JC when he first started with Walmart at 1626. He had the most beautiful and amazing smile which drew everyone to him. We talked about his illness and how he had lost his sister. He gave it a good fight! I’m so glad that God allowed him to light up my life for a short while. His smile will always be a cherished treasure! 🙏🏼❤️

Natalie Reed

June 4, 2019

I worked with J.C at Walmart and I'm just so blessed that I met him. No matter what he always had a smile and worked hard even on the days we knew he wasn't feeling well or if he just came back from a stay at the hospital. I was lucky enough to witness him and Amber's love bloom and I'm just so glad I met them both and got to be around them. He was truly loved and will be missed but never forgotten. We love you J.C