Jimmy Lee Compton


Jimmy Lee Compton age 78 of Honaker, VA passed away at his home Saturday, August 20, 2016. Born September 15, 1937 in Drill, VA, he was the son of the late Maude Mae Osborne Compton. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the UMWA.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one infant son, James Dale Compton; one brother, Oscar Compton; and three sisters, Helen Meade, Charlene Penley and Brenda Compton.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Velda Whited Compton; one son Tony D. Compton of the home; two daughters, Tracie Hubbard and husband Bobby of Sebring, FL, and Rachel Blankenship and husband Tony of Swords Creek, VA; two sisters, Ruth Ferrell of Cedar Bluff, VA and Carolyn Childress and husband Jack of Richlands, VA; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
A special thanks to Dr. Mitchell for his excellent care and his hospice nurses Paula Slate and Betsy Ball.
Private graveside services will be conducted at a later date.
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Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Compton Family.