David Addison Hamilton, Jr., 88 of Leland passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
He was born in Robeson County, NC on September 16,1923 to the late David Addison Hamilton, Sr., and Sally McKenzie. He was preceded in death by two sons, David C. Hamilton, and Gunnery Sgt Roger D. Hamilton, USMC (MIA-1967).
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mary Martin Hamilton; children, Andrea and Preston Schwartz of Lexington, NC, Judy and Steve Faulk of Wilmington, Lynn and Denise Hamilton of Leland, NC, Nicole and Marvin Carroll of Delco, NC, Patricia Dale and Tim Boyle of Leland, NC; one sister, Nettie Sue Harrelson of Tennessee; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and his faithful pet and companion, “Penny”.
David grew up in Dillon County, SC on a farm with a family of 11 brothers and sisters. Farming was his most favorite of professions. He and his wife always had a family garden at their home that was enjoyed by many family and friends.
The family will see friends from 4 to 6 pm Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099