William Lee Hamlett Sr

Died: Wed., May 13, 2020


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William Lee Hamlett, Sr., age 84 of Pamplin,

Virginia passed away on May 13, 2020. He was the son of

the late Clarence and Elsie Hamlett. He was a lifelong farmer, but worked in the textile industry for 40 years. He was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church and was married to his loving wife for 53 years.

He is survived by: his wife, Betty; a son, William

Hamlett, II (Jane) of Pamplin, VA; three step-sons, Andrew

Corbett of Staunton, VA, Mark Corbett of Rocky Mount,

North Carolina and Kennet Corbett (Pam) of Pamplin,

VA; one brother, Clarence Hamlett, Jr. (Marion) of

Drakes Branch, VA; two sisters, Shirley Denton Bennett

of Chinquapin, N.C. and Mildred Richardson (Junior)

of Pamplin, VA; three grandchildren, Joshua Corbett

(Merry), Kenneth (Mary) and Bentley Wilkins; two great-

grandchildren, Avery and Reid Corbett; one brother-in-law,

Johnnie Lockridge (Doris) from Randolph, VA; and many

nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday,

May 17, 2020 at 2:00 in Spring-Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in

Darlington Heights. Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Carolyn Richardson
   Posted Fri May 15, 2020
Hamlett family, I am so sorry for your loss. Willie was a nice guy and I know you will miss him greatly. May your special memories give you peace and comfort in the days to come. Carolyn Richardson, Pamplin, VA

Patricia Felker
   Posted Fri May 15, 2020
Aunt Betty and children, please know we are thinking of you and may you find comfort and peace in the days to come as your reflect back to all the wonderful memories you have as a family. I can just see Uncle Willie sweet smile and hear his chuckle now. What a wonderful man, husband, father and Uncle he was. He was also a constant reminder to me of my dear mother as they both definitely had that Hamlett face, I was thankful for that! He an I just seemed to always get click and I know he he just loved it when I told him how good looking he was with that mustache lol! I truly loved him and he will be forever missed. Our deepest sympathy to all! Love you guys! Pat and Dan

David and Yvonne Carson
   Posted Sat May 16, 2020
We are so sorry for everyone's loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you. Sincerely David and Yvonne Carson

Pam Lewis
   Posted Mon May 18, 2020
Aunt Betty and boys, just want to express my sorrow over Uncle Willie’s passing. My fondest memory of him is riding out on the trailer behind a tractor to see the new baby pigs. Funny how things come to mind when thinking about someone. Love and prayers to all.
Pam Lewis, neice

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