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Visitation

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch
Wednesday August 31st, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch
Wednesday August 31st, 2022
7:00pm

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Graveside Service

Logans Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Thursday September 1st, 2022
2:00pm

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Norman Eugene Compton

 

Norman Eugene Compton of Harmony community, only son of Ralph and Ethel Hensley Compton, born on June 17, 1948, in Kingsport Tennessee, passed away at Mountain Home, VA, Sunday morning, August 28, 2022. He retired from Eastman Chemical Company after 35 years as a pipe fitter from apprenticeship to senior management. Norman established Pipeworks in 1992 and operated through December 2021. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in Vietnam at Cam Ranh Bay and Naval Reserve, and awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Vietnam Campaign Medal. Norman enjoyed sports, including softball, ping pong, biking, scuba diving, swimming and running 5Ks. His favorite activity was doing 12oz curls with great friends at Boone Dam VFW, Colonial Heights Eagles Club, and Big Orange in Fall Branch.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Niman Kay Barnes; and mother-in-law, Reba Ricker Barnes.

Norman is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lillian Kay Barnes Compton; son, Scott Compton; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and John Litz; and granddaughters, Audrey Litz and Lauren Litz.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. with Bishop Sammy Cutshall officiating.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2022, Logan’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, 209 Logan Chapel Rd, Fall Branch.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Norman attended Logan’s Chapel United Methodist Church, and so, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Logan’s Chapel Cemetery Fund.


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A candle was lit in memory of Norman Compton

Rick Lewis Sep 22 2022 10:16 AM

Lil and family...Was sorry to hear about Norman. He and I always had a good relationship at work. I know all the other coworkers had a lot of respect for him also. He's going to be missed by many. Please accept my condolences and don't forget about all the memories you have with him.

Frank Fletcher Sep 2 2022 10:38 PM

My thoughts and prayers to the the family May the sting of his passing soon be replaced with all the sweet memories shared together. Blessings to you all. God is good. Kind regards n Blessings. Mike Freeman

Mike Freeman Sep 2 2022 3:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Compton

Patsy Davis Sep 1 2022 9:51 PM

Sorry to hear this please accept my condolences prayers for his family

Wally Gray Sep 1 2022 9:43 PM

Sorry for your lost. I wish I could have been there yesterday. Prayers for all of you

Jock J Jones Sep 1 2022 3:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Compton

Patricia and Steve Burnette Sep 1 2022 1:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Compton

Ken Hoffman Aug 31 2022 4:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Norman Compton

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A candle was lit in memory of Norman Compton

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