Funeral Arrangements Set For Dee Wampler

Funeral arrangements have been set for longtime Springfield defense attorney Dee Wampler, who died last Friday at the age of 81.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Second Baptist Church at 3111 east Battlefield Road in Springfield.

The funeral will be held Friday morning at 11 at Second Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

Wampler served as a prosecuting attorney for Greene County back in the early 1970’s before beginning a long career as a criminal defense attorney.

Wampler was in St. Louis arguing a case on Thursday before passing away in his sleep early Friday morning in his hotel room.

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