Roy A. Hamp
August 19, 1944 – January 3, 2019
Roy Abbott Hamp (Bunky), 74, of Rotonda West, FL, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019. He was born on August 19, 1944, in Baltimore, MD. He later joined the Army and was stationed in Cleveland, OH, where he met and married Mary Ann Mulh on April 24, 1965. He was a police officer for the Highland Hts. police department in Ohio for ten years. They started a family and then relocated to Rotonda West, FL in August of 1977. Roy worked for Gulf Interstate at the oil terminal on Boca Grande for 19 years before their closing. He finished his career and retired from Charlotte County Parks and Recreation. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Ann Hamp, his son John J. Hamp (Teri), and daugthers MaryBeth Litsey (Chris, deceased), Carol Hamp-Robejsek (Tim), and Heather Mosher. He is survived by his sister, Patricia Hamp Williams and neices and nephew, Carla, Patti and Jimmy. He is also survived by his five grandchildren, Alden, Andrew, Alex, Royanna and Cassidy and his great granddaughter, Brooke. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Marguerite Hamp and James Hamp. He also leaves behind his faithful and loyal companion Baxter, his beloved Beagle. There will be no local services. The family will be holding a private, out of state service at a later date. However, family and friends are welcome to pay their respects to the family on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Hamp residence between the hours of 11:00am to 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the family. For more information please contact Carol Hamp-Robejsek at Champster12@aol.com. Friends may visit online at www.dignitymemorial.com to leave the family your thoughts, memories and condolences on the online guestbook. Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
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Roy A. Hamp
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January 11, 2019
Bunky, as his friends called him, was a member of a tight-knit youth group at our Baltimore church. We shared countless good times together, not only in church, but at camp, retreats, Sunday School picnics and on many fun occasions. He was a special guy, on the quiet side, but with a great sense of humor. He is the first of our group to go, and we will miss him terribly. I hope I speak for all of those special friends when I say that our group would not have been as memorable without him. Peace.
January 10, 2019
My deepest condolences to the Hamp family. My brother Louis and I worked with Roy at the Highland Heights Police Department. He was the happiest police officer I have ever known. His smile was as real as real could be. He was always considerate and a very special care for youth.
On the funnier side, he was the best grill chef on the midnight shift.
We will keep Roy and the family in our thoughts prayers.
Joe and Regina Chickino
Punta Gorda, Florida
January 9, 2019
We were good friends thru the church and have often thought of you later in life and the fun times. Rest In Peace my friend.
January 9, 2019
I am a friend of Roy's youth. I was Eileen Hiltner back then, and he was known to us as Bunky. We belonged to the Youth Fellowship group at the church our families attended. We are the same age, so we grew up together. He was shy, and didn't say much( neither did I back then), but always good company. My sympathy to his wife and family. And to his sister Pat, whom I also remember.
Ken & Sherry Redding
January 5, 2019
Roy known to his Baltimore friends as Bunky, was an old friend from our Christ Church family. We use to go to church camp and other church activities. As we got older Bunky got married to his wonderful wife Maryanne and eventually moved to FL. After many years Bunky and I reunited. My wife Sherry and I visited FL each winter and visited with Bunky and Maryanne. I will truly miss my life long friend. Rest In Peace my friend.