James A. Hamilton, 83, of Eden Park, died peacefully at his home Monday, November 9, 2020, with his family by his bedside. Born on February 24, 1937, he was a son of the late William and Mable Church Hamilton and was a retired stationary engineer at New Boston Coke.
Also preceding him in death were his sisters, Opal and Naomi; a brother, Bill, a granddaughter, Courtney Stairs and a great-granddaughter, Jena Gray.
Jim was a devoted member of Sand Hill Christian Baptist Church, where he enjoyed spending much of his time. He enjoyed reading and studying his Bible.
A proud U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, was a member of the James Dickey Post #23 of the American Legion and member and adjutant of the Peerless Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans. Jim was also a member of Western Sun Masonic Lodge #91.
Surviving are his wife, Jacqueline Hamilton, whom he married December 11, 1999; children, Don, Tammie, Dorothy, Mike, Jeff and Jimmy; a brother, Bob and very blessed with thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 14th, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Jared Timberlake officiating.
Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors by the James Dickey Post.
A Masonic service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday.
Memorial gifts may be made to SOMC Hospice.
The flags on the avenue, along with the U. S. Navy flag, will fly in honor of our proud veteran Jim Hamilton.
Masks will be required for admission, but not furnished by the funeral home. Social distancing will be observed.