Lawrence Hampton |

Lawrence Hampton

Memorial services for Lawrence L. Hampton of Grass Valley will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the family home, 570 Charlene Lane in Grass Valley. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rough and Ready Historical Cemetery.

Mr. Hampton died Saturday, March 26, in Grass Valley. He was 70.

He was born June 23, 1934, in Los Angeles to Elisha Ray and Florence Mabel (Kettinger) Hampton. He served in the U.S. Army from Jan. 25, 1954, to Jan. 24, 1956. He married Kay Key on July 1, 1967. He worked for Pacific Telephone as an engineer. He was a member of the Rough and Ready Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed gold dredging, exploring, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Kay F. Hampton of Grass Valley; son, Culley L. Hampton of Geneva, Ill.; and sisters and brothers-in-law June and Bob Jamerson, and Betty Lou and Harold Finch, all of Grass Valley. He was preceded in death by his father, Elisha Ray Hampton; mother, Florence Mabel Hampton; brothers Ray Sylvester Hampton and Merle William Hampton; and sister, Anna Laura Bunt.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Aid Thrift Shop, 317 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley, 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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