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Wade "Hamp" Hampton Weatherly, III

November 8, 1947 — July 31, 2020

Wade "Hamp" Hampton Weatherly, III

On Friday, July 31, 2020, surrounded by his loving family, Wade Hampton “Hamp” Weatherly, III, loving husband, father and grandfather, completed his earthly journey.

Hamp was born November 8, 1947 in Richmond County, a son of the late Wade Hampton Weatherly Jr and Winifred Graham “Winnie” Maples Weatherly. He was a graduate of Hamlet High School, Class of 1966 and had proudly served his country in the US Air Force. Hamp had served as Director of Telecommunications for the State of Tennessee, during which time Governor Ned McWherter awarded Hamp the highest honor to an individual by the Governor, Tennessee Colonel Aide de Camp. Later he worked with AT&T Wireless and with Financial Security Associates. Hamp was a member of McLean Presbyterian Church, where he had served as an Elder, an avid golfer and a member of the Sandhills Antique Auto Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Carson Lee Barrett.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 50 years, Jewell Hill Weatherly; daughter, Chrystal Weatherly West (Jason); grandsons, Charles V. Barrett, Jr., Christian A. Barrett and Cameron H. Barrett; brother, David A Weatherly (Christie) and nephew, Wade Weatherly.

The family will gather in the sanctuary of McLean Presbyterian Church in Ellerbe Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 10:00 am to celebrate Hamp’s life. Friends and extended family are invited to attend the service as room in the fellowship hall permits with social distancing being in place. All are welcome at the graveside service immediately following in the church cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to McLean Presbyterian Church, c/o Lowell Hill, 735 Firetower Road, Ellerbe, NC 28338.


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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

McLean Presbyterian Church

723 Fire Tower Road, Ellerbe, NC 28338

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