Lincoln Hampton, Sr.

Hampton, Lincoln obit photoLincoln Hampton, Sr., died on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at GoldenLivingCenter, Dedham.  Born on March 2, 1932, in West Bend Kentucky, he was the son of the late Goria Sanford and Mary E. (Kidd) Hampton.

Mr. Hampton was raised in Kentucky and Illinois and then served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He came to Boston in the 1950’s, where he married Margaret Lucille Cash on January 25,  1958.  Six children were born from this union. He was a man of many interests, especially traveling the world.  He was a master barber and worked with American Airlines as a Sky Cap, retiring after many years of service.

Survived by his wife Margaret Cash Hampton, and a sister, Elizabeth Cunningham of Cincinnati, Ohio,  and  his children;  Lincoln Hampton, Jr. and his wife Regina of Cambridge, Sanford Hampton and his wife Kimberly of Quincy, Ruth Hampton of Boston, Dewane Hampton of Mattapan, Nitanya  Andrews and her husband Stephen of Stoughton and Neill Hampton of Texas.  Also survived by his  grandchildren;   Sherline Hampton, Carly Hampton, Ellis Hampton, Talia Hampton, Dana Hill, Dewane Hampton, Jr. Clay Andrews, Neill Jabari and Brianna Hampton and 2 great grandchildren, Daniel Hill and Damaria Hampton.


Services will begin at 2:00  PM on  Sunday, August 24 at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St.DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, followed by Funeral Service at 3:30 PM.   Interment, Monday, August 25, 12:45 PM at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.