Retired Army Col. Hampton P. Fasig, 65, a veteran of World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam war, died of a heart attack Aug. 28 at a hospital in Reading, Pa. He maintained homes in Falls Church and Reading.
Col. Fasig was with the Army Materiel Command here from 1961 until his retirement in 1968. He spent 1966-67 of that period in Vietnam.
Born in Reading, he was commissioned in the Army Reserves in 1938. After attending the Coast Artillery School at Fort Monroe, Va., he commanded Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Pennsylvania and the Washington state.
He was called to active duty before the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and served with the Coast Artillery in the Southwest Pacific during World War II.
After the war, Col. Fasig was with the Army Signal Corps, attended the Army Ordnance School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland and commanded a Signal Corps battalion in Korea during the conflict there.
His decorations included the Legion of Merit.
He was a mason and a member of the Retired Officers Association.
Survivors include his wife, the former Elizabeth Bachofer, of Falls Church and Reading, and two sons, Peter H., of Reading, and Mark B., of Richmond.