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Larry L. "Hammy" Hamilton, 75, Forest, passed away at 3:23 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in his home. He was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Bloomfield. He was the son of Floyd and Geraldine (Chipman) Hamilton. On July 8, 1960, at West Point Christian Church, he married Judy A. Hill.
Larry was a 1959 graduate of Western High School. He retired from Chrysler Corp. as a tool and die maker after 32 years of service. He worked as a mechanic superintendent for Green Acres for 20 years and prior to that he was a farmer for 10 years for the Hill family. Larry was a member of West Point Christian Church, where he served as deacon, elder, and treasurer. He was also a former member of the Russiaville Lions Club. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, woodworking, and was an avid Indiana University fan.
Larry is survived by his wife, Judy Hamilton, Forest; children, Lee Ann (Kevin) Redding, Russiaville, Connie (Bob) Carter, Russiaville, and Tim (Susan) Hamilton, Spencerville; grandchildren, Dustin (Laura) Redding, Russiaville, Ben Carter, Russiaville, Madison Carter, Russiaville, Clayton Hamilton, Leo, Indiana, William (Aimee) Fort Wayne, and Lauren Hamilton, Spencerville; great-grandchildren, Rex Redding and Oliver Redding; stepgreat-grandchildren, Taylor Marlow, and Lyric Whitman; stepgreat-great-granddaughter, Avery Marlow; sisters, Elizabeth (Jerry) Clark, Franklin, Tennessee, and Sandy Cline, Russiaville; brothers, Ronnie Hamilton, Kokomo, and Myron (Alice) Hamilton, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Ted Hamilton.
Funeral services for Larry will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with the Rev. Darren Miracle officiating. Burial will follow in New London Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Larry's memory to West Point Christian Church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on April 19, 2017
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