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John Colby Hampton
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John Colby Hampton, age 78, and the husband of Peggy Joyce Wells Hampton, passed away, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in Georgetown, Kentucky. He was born February 28, 1939 in Harrison County, Kentucky to the late James and Lottie Marshall Hampton. John was a graduate of Dixie Heights High School in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, and enjoyed taking care of his yard. He retired from Jewel Tea, as a salesman, before owning and operating his own truck.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, John Martin "Marty" (Debra) Hampton of Louisville, Kentucky, Alan Blaine (Kathie) Hampton, James Gregory "Greg" (Angie) Hampton and Tony (Erin) Hampton, all of Georgetown, Kentucky; grandchildren, Dr. Lauren Hampton (Dr. Steve Furlow), Michael Hampton, Ragen Hampton, Devin Hampton, Shane Hampton, Payton Hampton, Courtney Hampton, Luke Hampton, Courtney Harris, Kaylie Connors and Dalton Clark, two great grandchildren: Lillie Furlow, Ethan Furlow and two brothers, Edgar Hampton of Hebron, Kentucky and Wayne Hampton of Union, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his brothers and sister, Eugene Hampton, Paul Hampton, Fred Clay Hampton and Marcella Hill.

Visitation will be Friday, February 23, 2018, from 5pm to 8pm at Tucker, Yocum and Wilson Funeral Home. John's service will be 1pm, Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Frantz and Rev. Chester Palmer officiating. Burial will follow the service at Georgetown Cemetery with pallbearers being Michael Hampton, Shane Hampton, Devin Hampton, Robert Tackett, Phil Hampton and Bruce McMillan and honorary pallbearer will be Luke Hampton. In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials to be made to Bluegrass Hospice Care, 1317 US HWY 62E, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324





1:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

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Georgetown Cemetery

710 S. Broadway
Georgetown, KY 40324


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