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.