WARREN, Mich. — Kenneth Hamilton, 75, of Warren, Michigan, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 10:25 p.m. at his home.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Bettie Noel Hamilton; one son, Steven and his wife Kristin of Center Line, Mich.; one daughter, Kelli and her husband Vida Robertson of Houston, Texas; eight grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; one brother, Dr. James Hamilton of Covington, Ga.; two sisters, Dorothy O’Grady of Muskegon, Mich., and Marti Bingham of Louisville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Todd; his parents, David and Ola Marie Hamilton; his sister, Catherine Smith; and his brother, David Hamilton.
He was a pastor for 39 years. He pastored churches in Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan. He received a Bachelors and Honorary Doctorates degree at Midwestern Baptist College. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the Michigan National Guard. He taught Greek at Midwestern Baptist College for several years. He was a kind loving man and always smiling. His love for God, the Lord Jesus and the Bible surpassed all things. He loved family and was happiest when they were all together.
Funeral services were held at Antioch Baptist Church in Warren, Mich., on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Graveside committal service will be held at Kirbyton Cemetery in Fancy Farms, Ky., on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to A.H. Peters Funeral Home, Warren, MI and Brown Funeral Home, Mayfield, Ky.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: St. John Providence Hospice (Reverence), P.O. Box 673271, Detroit, MI. 48267-3271.