American Veteran 02

Dennis Hampton

May 19, 1954 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Dennis Hampton Obituary


May 19, 1954 -- January 22, 2024


Funeral Service for DENNIS HAMPTON, 69, of Portland, AR will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 2, 2024. Services will be held at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, Portland; Rev Henry Dickerson, Pastor and Officiating Minister.

Dennis was born on May 19, 1954 to Willie and Laura Ridgell Hampton in Portland, Arkansas. He was married to Alberta (Lewis) Hampton of Youngstown, Ohio. To this union two children were born, Rosalyn and Leo. He attended school in the Portland School District; graduating from Portland High School.

Dennis served his country from September 1974 to July 1980 in the United States Marine Corp. During this tenure he earned a badge for Rifle Sharpshooter. He also served in the Army National of Arkansas, terminating his service in September 1991. He lived in Youngstown, Ohio, then returned to Portland and began working for DMT Farms, Portland, Arkansas

Dennis passed away on January 22, 2024 at the John L. McClellan Veteran Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is survived by his spouse Alberta Hampton of Youngstown, OH; two children, Rosalind Lewis of Youngstown, OH and Leo Hampton of Charlotte, NC; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and five siblings, Betty Hampton Payne of Portland, AR, Tempie Hampton of Portland, AR, James Hampton of Lake Village, AR, Danny Steve Hampton (Mona) of Lake Village, AR, and Edward Charles Hampton of Wilwaukee, WI.

Viewing will be held from 1 p..m. to 6 p. m. Thursday at Dillard Funeral Home, 111 North Freeman Street, Dermott, AR.

Burial will take place at Holly Grove Cemetery, Highway 160, West, Portland, Arkansas. Services entrusted to Dillard Funeral Home, 111 North Freeman Street, Dermott


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Open/Public Viewing
February 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dillard Funeral Home, LLC
111 North Freeman St.
Dermott, AR 71638


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