Robert E. (Tumbleweed) Hampton, 59, died on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at St. John¹s Lutheran Hospital.
He was born on April 5, 1945 at Fargo, N.D., and was adopted by Elbert W. and Ann Adaline Inks Hampton of Spokane when he was less than a year old.
He grew up in the Rohnerville, Calif., area and later moved to Montana, where he worked on a ranch.
His passion was horses.
Robert attended the Libby Assembly of God where he enjoyed praising the Lord.
A favorite pastime was spending time out of doors.
Survivors include his wife Frances, Libby; his mother Ann Hampton, Spokane; sons Shawn Hampton and his wife Charity, Randal, Wash., and Ryan Hampton and his wife Marie, also of Randal, and three grandchildren.
Private family services are being held.
Local arrangements are by the Nelson & Vial Funeral Home.