Funeral services for Richard Hamill will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in the Victory Life Church of Boswell with Pastor Randy Mayfield and Pastor Kenny Bryantofficiating, burial following in the Bennington Cemetery.
Richard passed from this life on Saturday, November 30, 2013, in Hugo at the age of 68. Carl Richard Hamill Jr. was born February 13, 1945, in Bennington, OK, the son of Carl Richard Hamill Sr. and Lillian Francis (Sanders) Hamill. Richard grew up in the Bennington area and had worked in Dallas as a carpenter for many years. He married Barbara Awtry in 1989 and they lived in the Hugo area.
He was a member of Victory Life Church of Hugo. While living in this area, Richard worked for the Choctaw Nation and retired as an Environmental Health Specialist after twenty-five years. Richard was loyal to everything, not only his job, but his family, his grandchildren, and his friends. He loved spending time with family and friends, and attending revival services and prayer meetings.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Harold Glen Hamill in 1967, Aldon Vaughn Hamill in 1982, and Albert Luther Hamill in 1985; one sister, Deborah Lynn Williams in 2001; and his special mother-in-law, Eva Bolding in 2013.
Richard is survived by his wife, Barbara Hamill; one son, Bryan Hamill and wife Nikki of Hugo, OK; three daughters, Tina Hamill of OKC, OK, Jamie Lewis Ivey of Hugo, OK, and Aimee Thomas and husband Tony of Grand Prairie, TX; four brothers, Jarvis Hamill and wife Kathy of Boswell, OK, Roger Hamill and wife Linda of Bennington, OK, Kenneth Paul Hamill of Ft. Towson, OK, Dewayne Hamill and wife Melissa of Durant, OK; ten grandchildren, Cristin Maynard, Camron Hamill, Kyle Dancer, Chance Kizer, Alley Ivey, Conner Lewis, Georgia Thomas, Ashton Thomas, Bryce Little, Brayden Little; three great-grandchildren, Addison Dancer, Eli Chandler, Anslee Maynard and special friend, Faye King of Boswell, OK.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Mt. Olive Funeral Home Chapel. Family and friends are also invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family at www.mtolivefh.com.