Derrick Laron Hampton of Crossett, AR was born August 29, 1975 to the late Cynthia Goree and Johnny Hampton. Derrick went home peacefully to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, September 03, 2017 at the St Vincent North Hospital in Little Rock, AR.
Derrick was a lifelong resident of Crossett and he worked for the City of Crossett Sanitation Department for 18 years and retired on March 5,2010, after his health began to fail him. He was a volunteer fireman for the West Crossett Fire Department. Derrick loved his family dearly, and always had time for his grandmother Claudell Goree. He also loved helping others.
Derrick accepted Christ at an early age and united with Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and was an usher. He later united with the Level Ground Fellowship until he took his wings to his eternal home.
He was preceded in death by his mother: Cynthia Goree, his maternal grandfather: Thomas "Tom" Goree, his paternal grandparents: Rev. Dallas and Elizabeth Carney-Hampton.
He leaves to cherish his memories: His father: Johnny Hampton of Crossett, AR; Two brothers: Courtney Goree of Las Vegas, NV and Coytito "Tito" (Shacoya) Goree of Houston, TX; One Sister: Kunisha Hampton of Crossett, AR, His grandmother: Claudell Goree of Crossett, AR; a Special friend: Marilyn Williams and her sons; Three nieces, five nephews and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, September 8, 2017 from 11 to 7 at the chapel of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service in Crossett, AR.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Level Ground Fellowship in North Crossett, AR.
Burial will follow in the Westview Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR