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William Rigby Hampson

Also known as: Dad/Bill/Slim.

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You blessed so many people during your time here on earth, your patience and understanding was something beyond compare. We were so lucky to have you for a Dad. A kind and gentle man whose family meant the world to. You gave us love with patience and understanding and where never judgemental. Most of all you gave us time and never made us believe there was anything more important than being together.

You suffered over the years but your attitude was always one of not complaining as we could not take the pain away and you never wanted us to worry.

I look at your chair and see you pretending to race the Grand-children to see who could get there first. Of course you always let them win without them knowing.

If you are looking down Dad, listen to us please. I think about the old days, and the good times that we had. Knowing there's no more of them will always make us sad.

We love you and still think of you everyday but are thankful we had your love for so long and that it is still with us everyday.

Love you Dad


Added by: Carole Gillespie on 1 April 2008.

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