PHILLIP LARAY HAMPTON

Died: Mon., Aug. 24, 2020


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 01, 2020
Location: Stuart Mortuary Chapel


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Phillip LaRay Hampton aka Lemon, Big Phil or Bay-Bay, the son of Phillip and Jacqueline Hampton, was born February 8, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Phillip and Jaqueline were later blessed with his only sister Phyllis (Baby) Lee Hampton-Cantrell. Phillip also had a beloved brother Howard Stevenson aka Little Man. For his early education, Phillip attended Indianapolis Public Schools 29 and 56 and later attended Arsenal Technical High School. Later in life he earned his General Education Diploma. Through childhood and early adulthood, he was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church alongside much of his family and where his grandmother was Mother of the church. 

Phillip began work as a machinist at Allison Gas Turbine at the age of 18 in 1977 and retired from the company after 20 years of dedicated service in 1997. Over the years he acquired many skills and worked in many professions such as carpentry, roofing, plumbing, landscaping, culinary arts, bridge construction and so much more. He was truly a jack of all trades and wouldn’t     hesitate to share anything he knew with anyone who wanted to learn. He was a true hustler and could sell water to a whale. He had a love for life with particular passions for making money and loving women.

Through his union with Anna J. Smith, he was blessed to become the father of  Phyllis Hampton-Morrisette. Later with Tracey Jackson, he was blessed with another daughter Jasmine Hampton. Phillip became wed to Tristisa Hampton and he again was blessed with three children, Kian Bridgett, Phillip (Boobies) Hampton and Phillis (Puddah) Hampton. He later married Miss    Macklin in 2019.

Phillip was truly a momma’s boy in every sense of the word and he loved his mother more than life itself. Phillip was always the life the party and he was truly a people person. Most times you heard him before you saw him. No one ever accused him of being perfect, but his heart was made of pure gold. He was born to be a father and grandfather. He was an amazing father to his children. He was also a father to countless children that he didn’t have a hand in creating,   nevertheless, he loved, nurtured and guided them as if they were his own. In 2010, he was raised as Master Mason at Genesis Lodge Number 1. He loved is brothers and was extremely proud to be a part of the brotherhood.

Phillip was preceded in death by his father and mother, Phillip and Jacqueline Hampton and his grandparents Stanley and Minnie Campbell. Phillip is survived by his wife, Miss Hampton; his sister, Phyllis Lee Hampton-Cantrell; his brother, Howard Stevenson; his children, Phyllis Hampton-Morrissette (Mike), Jasmine Hampton, Kian Bridgett (Donielle), Phillip (Boobies) Hampton and Phillis (Puddah) Hampton; his grandchildren, Shaniya Caldwell, Deanna (Lil)    Barnett, Jerimiah Hampton, Vincent (Man-Man) Hampton, Isaiah (Zay-Zay) Hampton, Gavin Morrissette, Dezire Walker, Phillip (P.J.) Hampton. Jr., Chase Hampton, Jai’Cee Chase; and countless close cousins, extended family and friends.

Humbly Submitted………………………...The Family

 

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