- June 17, 1940 - January 1, 2017
- Johns Island, South Carolina
of John's Passing
- Memorials may be made to
American Heart Association of SC Memorial & Tributes Processing Center
4217 Park Place Court
Glen Allen, VA 23060
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J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel
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“John did plumbing work for me. He was a good plumber, and would always negotiate a fair price with me. More importantly, John was a great person. I...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ron Drolet - Johns Island, SC
“As hard as it is to lose a loved one, may you find peace with the loving memories you have. Also, in knowing he no longer is in pain and that he has...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Probasco Family - MA
“Ann, Edna, Amber, Shelia, Cheryl, Sharon and Andy, I am so sorry for your loss. Johnny was a wonderful man. I am sorry we were unable to come and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend
“Fond memories of a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
4 of 8 | Posted by: Buster and Tricia Altine - SC
“January 4, 2017To the Hampton FamilyMay you find happiness, strength and comfort during these difficult times as you continue to reflect on your...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend
“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
6 of 8 | Posted by: American Heart Association
“Please accept my sincere sympathy. When a beloved one falls asleep in death, the heart grieves, therefore, treasure your love and special memories...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Charisse Jordan - Denver, CO
“Such a wonderful man...John will truly be missed by not only his family but his many friends. He has been such a blessing to me and my family and I...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Elaine Tidwell - Charleston, SC
RMC John Andrew Hempton, Jr., USN (Ret.).,76, of Johns Island, South Carolina, widower of Patricia "Pat" Presher Hempton entered into eternal rest Sunday, January 1, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 5, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 1:00 p.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday in Stuhr's Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
John was born June 17, 1940 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late John Andrew Hempton, Sr,. and Dorothy Bonnett Hempton Caton. He was a retired United States Navy Chief Radioman after 20 years of service. John was a member of the West Ashley Outbound Motor Club, and Master Plumbers Association.
He is survived by his four daughters, Sharon Larnish of Goose Creek, SC, Amber Jenness of North Charleston, SC, Shelia Watson of Charleston, SC, and Cheryl Mitchell of Fort Hood, TX; son, John "Andy" A. Hempton, III., of Fort Lawn, SC; two sisters, Edna Taylor of Johns Island, SC, and Ann Thurston of Salisbury, NC; fifteen grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren. He was predeceased in death by a grandchild, great-grandchild and his brother Robert Hemton.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Assoc. of SC Memorial Processing Center, 4217 Park Place Court. Glen Allen, VA 23060.
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3093 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC 29414