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William Lee Hamlett, Sr.

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 was held on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in Spring-Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Darlington Heights.

Shorter Funeral Home served the family.