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William B. Hamilton

William B. Hamilton, age 84, of West Alexandria, OH passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Hospice of Dayton.  He was born June 6, 1937 in New Orleans, LA to the late William Allen and Lucille Ann (Hopkins) Hamilton.  He was a 1956 graduate of Fairview High School; he retired from Universal Tool of Dayton in 2001; and was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in West Alexandria.  He was an avid reader and history enthusiast; and most of all enjoyed being with his family.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Dianne (Merrick) Hamilton in 2017; stepmother Ruthmae P. Hamilton; brothers Gerald Hamilton and Allen Hamilton; sisters Harriet Hamiton and Virginia D’Elia; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lorraine and Edward Plogsted.  He is survived by his daughters Candace (Todd) Sidle of West Alexandria, OH and Heather Back of Dayton, OH; 6 grandchildren: Levi Back, Madison Back, Joshua Sidle, Haley Back, Case Back and Shelby Sidle; foster children Vicki (Danny) Crampsey, Michael Hamilton and Brian (Susan) Hamilton; brother Waldo Hamilton of San Diego, CA; sisters Lucille (Steven) Shoup of Cookeville, TN and Anita Hamilton of Dayton, OH; brother-in-law Kenneth (Reva) Merrick of Middletown, OH; sister-in-law Sandra (Ron) Logsdon of Kettering, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, March 21, 2022 at Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff Zimmerman), 67 W. Dayton St., West Alexandria, OH.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in West Alexandria.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be sent to West Alexandria EMS, Hospice of Dayton or charity of donor’s choice.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.



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I send my heartfelt condolences and sympathy to you all. I am so very sorry for your loss. Uncle Bill will always be thought of with the fondest of memories. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless and keep you always.

Janelle Stamper Mar 22 2022 11:50 AM

So sorry for your families loss. Prayers to you all.
Michelle DeMoss Brown

Michelle Brown Mar 14 2022 9:42 PM