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Donald Ray Hampton

July 28, 1940 — May 23, 2023


Donald Ray Hampton, 82, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Don was born on July 28, 1940, in Letcher County, Kentucky, to Ova and Lyle (Dixon) Hampton.

After graduating from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Marketing/Economics, Don began his career with IBM of Kentucky, followed by employment at Citizens National Bank of Somerset, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, American Homepatient Company, and the Commonwealth Journal.

Don's survivors are his wife, Delphia Rawlings Hampton; sons, Timothy Hampton and Jim Reid (Glenda); grandsons, Mason and Griffin Reid; two aunts and several cousins.

Don's affable personality, optimistic attitude, and generous spirit embodied the joyfulness of a "happy warrior." Don contributed to his community through his service as President of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair of the United Way Campaign of South-Central Kentucky, and Chairperson of The March of Dimes Walk.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 26, from 5-7 PM at Pulaski Funeral Home. A private interment ceremony will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a favorite charity.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

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