Ralph C. “R.C.” Hamilton Jr.
MARION — Ralph C. “R.C.” Hamilton Jr., 87, of Marion, Ky., died Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Livingston County Hospital in Salem, Ky.
He was an Army veteran of WWII, a member of Marion United Methodist Church, Lifetime Member of American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and Veteran of Foreign Wars and owner of Hunt’s Department Store.
Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Louise Hamilton of Marion, Ky.; his daughters, Patsy Hamilton Peek of Hopkinsville, Ky., and Robin Hamilton-Folks of Brentwood, Tenn.; his son, Mike Hamilton of Marion, Ky.; his sister, Rose Hill of Marion, Ky.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph C. and May Belle Hamilton Sr.; three brothers; and one sister.
Services are scheduled for 11 A.M. Friday, September 20, 2013, at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, Ky., with interment in Mapleview Cemetery.
The family received visitors from 5-7 P.M. Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the funeral home. Military Rites will be given at the cemetery on Friday.
Donations may be made to Marion United Methodist Church Elevator Fund, 112 S. College St., Marion, KY 42064.