MAGNA- Brice William Hamp, age 69, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 in Price, Utah.
He was born January 3, 1947 in Tooele, Utah to William R. and Mona Porter Hamp.
Brice spent his early childhood in Stockton, Utah before the family moved to Magna when he was 9. As a child Brice loved sports and scouting where he excelled in baseball, basketball and football. He earned his Eagle Scout on October 13, 1961, an accomplishment he was extremely proud of.
He attended Cyprus High School from 1962 to 1965 where he graduated, lettering in all 3 sports and earned a football scholarship to Snow College. Brice served in the United States Army Reserves for 7 years where he was a Maintenance Sergeant. He became an expert marksman in rifle and pistol shooting. He proudly worked at Kennecott Utah Copper for
32 years, Conveyors and Equipment, Tintic Utah Metals and then last retiring from The Franklin Company in 2013 where he served as a Safety Coordinator for Rio Tinto. Brice loved to be in the outdoors either hunting, fishing or camping. If he wasn’t in a goose blind or drowning a worm, you could find him on the mountain chasing elk, deer, or cows.
Brice’s greatest accomplishments were his children and grandchildren in which he instilled his life values. He was very proud of what they have accomplished and the amazing people they have become. Brice will truly be missed. The world has lost an amazing dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend.
Brice is survived by his girlfriend, Tina; previous wives, MaryAnn Ure, Mary Robbs and Charlotte Spain; children, Patty (Brad) Daley, Kris
(Charley) Wilson and Bill Hamp; grandchildren, Natalie, Christopher, Krystal, Richelle, Darius, Dominick, Alexus, Wyatt and LeMei; three great-grandchildren on the way; two brothers and three sisters, Gerry
(Geanie) Hamp, Myrl (Deb) Hamp, Tawny (Chris) Bandley, Tina (Mike) Shipman, Tori (Marty) Smith, also survived by an extended family and many friends.
Preceded in death by his parents and mother of his children LeMei Triplett.
Funeral service, Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 11:00 a.m., Peel Funeral Home (8525 West 2700 South) Magna. Family will receive friends at Peel Funeral Home Monday evening from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and Tuesday 10-10:45 a.m. prior to service.
Interment: Valley View Memorial Park (4335 West 4100 South) in West Valley. Arrangements entrusted to Peel Funeral Home of Magna and Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome to share memories of Brice online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net or www.peelfuneralhome.com