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Hampton Wells Sams

March 15, 1983 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 38)



Hampton Wells Sams, age 38, of Asheville, NC passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at his residence.

Hampton was born on March 15, 1983, in Buncombe Co., to Kathy Darlene Sams.

He worked as a field technician employed with Mitsubishi Power in Savannah, Georgia. Hampton was an honest, hardworking, loving, family man who adored his family and children. He was extremely close with his grandmother Sandy who he lovingly called “Old Mamaw.” Hampton was the nucleus of his family. He could fix anything and enjoyed building things with his hands, playing video games, playing with his drone, and tinkering with cars. He will be deeply missed and always loved by his friends and family.

Hampton was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Weldon Walter Sams and his aunt, Rebecca J. Sams.

Hampton will forever be loved and cherished by his fiance’, Renee Bradley of Asheville; mother, Kathy Sams of Taylors, SC; three sons, Gavin Sams of Weaverville, Gage Sams of Weaverville, and Parker Sams of Asheville; a daughter, Rebecca Sams of Asheville; maternal grandmother, Sandy H. Sams of Marshall, NC; and two aunts, Lydia Sams and Regina Sams, both of Marshall, NC.

A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Mountain View Memorial Park in Black Mountain, NC with Pastor Michael Long officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests, on behalf of Hampton, to make memorial contributions to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Sams family with arrangements.

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Graveside Service
March 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Mountain View Memorial Park
413 Cragmont Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711

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