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Fentress Mortuary

1805 North A Street, Fort Smith, AR

OBITUARY

Arthur M. Hampton

March 18, 1940July 4, 2019
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"A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down, in the most delightful way"

Arthur M. Hampton, 79 of Fort Smith, AR left this world July 4, 2019. He was born March 18, 1940 in Louisville Kentucky. Arthur was a devoted husband, father, and papa. He served in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Chaffee. He enjoyed golf, the horse races, his friends, and Las Vegas. Arthur was an Insurance Agent, and owner of Star & Associates, LLC. Before Arthur got into the insurance business he was the owner of Hampton’s Foreign Car Specialist’s, and before that he also owned, and ran Hampton’s Doughnuts in Lima Peru. He was loved by many, and made friends with everyone he met. Known best for his laughter, smile, and jokes.

Arthur is survived by his two sons Stephon Hampton, and Timothy Hampton. His brother, and sisters Earl Hampton, Mary Ann Key, Earline Succar, and Norma Jean Stidham. Five grandchildren Ashley Smith, Raymond Hampton, Chelsea Hampton, Nathan Hampton, and Samantha Hampton. Three great grandchildren Madison Ocasio, Marilyn Hughes, and Charley Smith. His nieces Chandra Miller, Karen Ward, Teresa Maxey Rambo, and Deborah Robinson. As well as 15 other nieces and nephews that are out of state, and his best friend Debbie Lamb.

He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Elizabeth Hampton, his beloved wife of 55 years Betty Hampton, his niece Carla Neely, and his nephew Eric Maxey. Arthur will be missed dearly, but he is now at peace, and reunited with the love of his life Betty who he longed for.

Visitation will be held at Fentress Mortuary Chapel 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Wednesday July 10, 2019, and the Funeral Service will be at 1:00 PM at Fentress on Thursday July 11, 2019. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Hackett, AR. Any memorial contributions made in honor of Arthur should be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org

"when there's no other words to say, you say Supercalifragilisticexpealidocious"

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 11, 2019

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