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.