DEXTER - William "Billy" Hampton, 53, died July 2, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.
Born Sept. 26, 1949, in Bernie, son of William I. and Julious Riddell Hampton of Malden, he served with the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War and had been an auto body repairman.
On June 8, 1974, at Kansas City, he married Gloria Lopez who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and parents include: three daughters, Heather Rauscher, Jennifer Hampton and Laura Hampton of Dexter; one brother, George Hampton of Malden; one sister, Ivonne Winn of Overland Park, Kan.; and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. Dale Stroup will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.