Ray Charlton Hamilton, Sr., 90, of Kirbyville died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Jasper Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 25, at the First United Methodist Church in Kirbyville with Masonic Graveside services to follow at Antioch Cemetery in Buna. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A native of Newton County, he was a former resident of Buna and had lived in Kirbyville 13 years. He was a retired painter for DuPont-Orange and was a World War II U.S. Navy
Veteran. He is survived by his son, Ray C. Hamilton, Jr.; daughter, Nelda Sheppard and husband Jimmy, all of Kirbyville; 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Kirbyville FUMC, 105 W. Main, Kirbyville, TX 75956.