ASHEVILLE - Joseph Carl Hamilton, 85, died peacefully on May 3, 2013.
Joseph was born in Weaverville to the late Charles Edward and Ollie Ray Hamilton. Joseph was a veteran of the US Navy
and served during WW II.
Joseph was a easy going and kind person.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Frank, Weaver, Charles and Richard; sisters, Louise Fullwood and Queen Esther Brown.
Surviving family includes sisters, Katherine Miller of Asheville and Christine McLaughlin of St. Petersburg, FL; cousins including John T. and Geraldine Ray; friends at the Black Mountain Center; other relatives and friends.
Graveside service will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. Military graveside rites by the Buncombe County Veterans Council Memorial Team.
Acknowledgements may be received at rayandallenfuneralservice.com