Ralph Hamilton Jr.
MARION — Ralph C. “R.C.” Hamilton Jr., 87, of Marion died Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Livingston County Hospital in Salem.
He was an Army veteran of World War II and an owner of Hunt’s Department Store. He was a member of Marion United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and Veteran of Foreign Wars.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Hamilton; two daughters, Patsy Hamilton Peek of Hopkinsville and Robin Hamilton-Folks of Brentwood, Tenn.; one son, Mike Hamilton of Marion; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. His parents were Ralph C. and May Belle Hamilton Sr.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, September 20, 2013, at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion. Burial will follow in Mapleview Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the funeral home.
Donations may be made to Marion United Methodist Church Elevator Fund, 112 S. College St., Marion, KY 42064.