Nicole Michelle Hampton,39, passed away March 25th, 2018. Nicole was born in Lafayette, IN on September 18, 1978. She moved to Naples with her mother in 1988 and has been here for 30 years. She graduated from Naples High School, attended Purdue University and Edison College, where she studied hotel & business management. Her best friends, Nicki Ritz and Matt Kopf in Indiana are still friends to this day. She kept in touch with many Naples High School classmates. Her first job was in retail management in Naples and her love for animals took her to a new position as caregiver for exotic animals at a private estate in Naples. After leaving there she became finance manager at Harley-Davidson of Naples and then finance manager for VW in Fort Myers. In 2009, Nicole was introduced to a stunning and handsome man named, Alex Galvis. He swept her off her feet, and they married in 2013. They have a precious son named Emmett who was the joy of her life. She also enjoyed reading, listening to music, but most of all spending time with her son, Emmett. She was baptized and accepted Jesus Christ in her heart in 2015, and became a launch team member to startup a new church here in Naples, now called CityReach Church. She enjoyed being at church and bible studies with her friends. Her favorite color was green and she had a great love for children and animals.
She is survived by her husband, Alex; son, Emmett; mother, Ruby and father, Charlie.
A celebration of Nicole's life was held April 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at CityReach Church.