Gearld L. Hamilton, 94, of Benton passed away Monday morning, December 2, 2019 at his home.
He was born in Whittington, IL on October 14, 1925, the son of Jesse & Essie (Burton) Hamilton.
Mr. Hamilton was a World War II Army Veteran. He co-owned and operated North Main Motors on South Main for many years.
Mr. Hamilton is survived by his:
Kim Wendell Hamilton & fiancee` Lois Shadoan of Frostproof, FL
Kelvin Dale Hamilton & fiancee` Bobbie Madden of Benton, IL
Kim & Kelvin's Mother: Mazie Hamilton of Benton
Bryan Hamilton & wife Georganna of Benton
Mindy Foreman & husband Todd of Atlanta, GA
Great-Great-Grandchildren: Penelope, Lucy, Maziegh Toms & Grayson Gray
Mr. Hamilton was preceded in death by his Parents and by Siblings-Wendell, Lester, Harry, Billy Donald, Glenna Jean, Harry & Larry.
Graveside Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, December 7th at the Shiloh Cemetery in Whittington with Pastor Curtis Smith officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the Benton American Legion & VFW Posts. Burial will follow. Therer will be No Visitation, those attending the service are asked to meet at the cemetery.
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