Warren Hamilton 1925-2018
Warren Hamilton, 93, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the Eastridge Nursing Facility in Centralia.
He was born June 25, 1925, in Topeka, the son of Luther and Laura Hall Hamilton. He attended Avondale public schools in Topeka.
Mr. Hamilton was a Civil Service mechanic and was stationed at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka, Brookley Air Force Base in Mobile, Ala., and Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City, Okla.
He married Elsie L. Berends on Nov. 23, 1946, in Lawrence. She died Oct. 21, 2018. He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Naomi Reeser and Fern Clayburg; and three brothers, Ivan Hamilton, John Hamilton and Wilbur “Bud” Hamilton.
Survivors include a daughter, Victoria Smith and husband Berry “Smitty,” Havensville; a son, Rickey Hamilton and wife Phyllis, Tecumseh, Okla.; a stepdaughter, Barbara Reeves, Seneca; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga. Burial of both Warren and Elsie will be held later in Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka. Family and friends will meet from 12:30 p.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 312, Onaga, KS 66521.