Bruce Hampton

Bruce Hampton

Bruce Earl Hampton, 50 of Portland, died March 1, 2014 at his residence in Portland.

He was a lifelong resident of Portland, a farm laborer and was of the Methodist Faith.

Mr. Hampton was preceded in death by his father, Willie Hampton; four brothers: John, Randy, Wilbert and Gilbert Hampton. He loved watching television; basketball and wrestling were his favorites. He also loved to dance.

He is survived by his mother, Laura Hampton of Portland; five brothers, Dennis Hampton, Michael Hampton, Danny Steve Hampton all of Portland, James Hampton of Montrose, and Edward Charles Hampton of Milwaukee, Wis.; two sisters, Tempie Hampton of Little Rock, and Betty Hampton of Portland; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are March 8, at 11 a.m. at Green Grove A.M.E. Church with Rev. James Andrews, officiating.

Active pallbearers are Joe Nathan Webb, Sammie Polite, Derrick Polite, Phillip Williams, Henry Moore and Hardy Bynum. Honorary pallbearers are Leo and James Hampton. Burial will be at Holly Grove cemetery under the directions of Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg.

Active pallbearers are Joe Nathan Webb, Sammie Polite, Derrick Polite, Phillip Williams, Henry Moore and Hardy Bynum. Honorary pallbearers are Leo and James Hampton.