CW4 Billy J. Hampton was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/19/2003 at the age of 67.9
Mesquite, TX
Flight Class 63-3W
Date of Birth 07/06/1935
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 121 AHC in 64-65, 205 ASHC in 68-69
Call signs in Vietnam BLUE TIGER 5, GERONIMO
This information was provided by Lee Westbrook

More detail on this person: I have just been notified by Lois Hampton that last night CW4 Billy J. Hampton, USA (Ret) pulled pitch for the last time.

A graduate of class 63-3W, Billy served first with the 121st AHC in 64-65, then after Hook transition he served with the 205th ASHC in 68 - 69.

His e-mail address is talltex21@earthlink.net and I think Lois and family would appreciate hearing from fellow helicopter crewmen.

Billy was an FAA Designee Check Airman, and gave me my ATP and CFII check ride way back in 1981. He was modest in all his manner, and quiet in his ways. He was a Patriot and a great American. Billy was my friend and I shall miss him.

From: "Lee Westbrook"

Billy passed away from complications of pneumonia on Monday. He is at the Restland Funeral Home on Greenville Ave. just south of LBJ for viewing. His funeral will be Friday at 1000 at the Berean Baptist Church, 302 N. Town East Blvd in Mesquite with graveside services at the National Cemetery in West Dallas.

If you would like to send an email to his widow Lois, it is talltex21@earthlink.net. Cards to 621 Dinalynn Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149.

Billy was one of the early ones, class 63-3W and served with 121 AHC in 64-65 and with 205 ASHC in 68-69. He was an active member of the Ft. Wolters Chapter.

From: Jerry Barnes baron67

I regretfully report that Billy J. Hampton, WORWAC 63-3, passed away on May 19, 2003. He flew two tours in Vietnam, one with 121st AVN Co. and second with 205th ASA Co. He leaves a wife, Lois, of Mesquite, Texas, two children and two grandchildren.

May he rest in peace.

From: Gerald R. Meador, CWO Ret, WORWAC 63-3WT

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