Harry Hastings Frampton, Jr. ’38, of Hartsville, S.C., died Nov. 18. Born in Hartsville, he was the son of the late Harry H. Frampton, Sr. and Vivian Griffis Frampton.
He was a graduate of Davidson, where he played varsity tennis, a sport he enjoyed all of his life.
Frampton was a commissioned officer in WWII, serving four years in the Navy.
He was in the retail business for 25 years before working for the Darlington County School District as director of federal programs. He was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he served as an officer, and he was a charter member and first president of the Hartsville Exchange Club.
An avid sports enthusiast, he was instrumental in organizing the Hartsville Red Fox Club and the Little League baseball program. He coached Little League baseball for many years.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Kalber Frampton, 2350 W. Lucas St., Apt. 45, Florence, SC 29501-1237; a son, Harry H. Frampton III; two daughters, Carrie Frampton Thompson and Bib Frampton Willis; and grandchildren, Christopher Edgar Frampton ’94, David Erwin Thompson, Matthew Hastings Frampton, Harry Frampton Thompson, Barbara Kalber Moses, Ryan J. Frampton Willis, and Tahlah Lou Willis.
Known affectionately as “Pa Pa” by his grandchildren, he will be dearly missed by all who knew him and remembered for his gentle spirit, love of nature and animals, sense of humor, and devotion to his wife and family.