Mr. Willie Larry Hampton AKA “Pickle”, youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hampton, was born October 3rd, 1948 in Jacksonville, FL. He attended the public schools of Duval County.
At an early age, he professed his faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized at Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Helen Hampton; two brothers, Theodore and Clemmie Hampton; three sisters, Geneva Hampton Parker, Betty Jean Hampton Holmes, and Annette Elizabeth Hampton Botford.
He retired from Gate Concrete after over 25 years of dedicated service. After retirement, he enjoyed hanging with family and friends. Well known in his community for his ball cap to the side, smooth dapper walk and being a fan of his favorite NFL football team, Miami Dolphins; he will live in the hearts of many forever.
He leaves to cherish his memory, a loving family: his sons, Darrell and Willie Mathis; brother, John (Juanita) Simmons; 11 grandkids; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and Best friend, Mr. Harold “Bartley” Swain.
The funeral service for Willie Larry Hampton will be held 1:30 pm Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at the Samuel C. Rogers Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 N. Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. The visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, March 29th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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