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Richard "Dick" Hamilton
01/03/36 to 04/10/12
Resident of Burlingame
Born in Tacoma, WA to James "Ted" Carrie Hamilton. Richard passed away in his home in Burlingame, CA.
Richard grew up in Tacoma, WA, graduating from Stadium HS and Bates Voc Tec School studying electronics. After college he joined the Navy served 8 years in the Philippines.
He worked 5 years at Boeing before moving to CA to join United Air Lines as an electrician. He retired after over 30 years at United Air Lines, he worked on the airplanes black boxes before retiring.
Richard enjoyed boating/sailing, trains sets, target shooting and pie. He also enjoyed helping his friends where he lived. Richard touched many lives with his gentle spirit and kind heart.
He is survived by his sister, Meryle (Don) Martelli, nieces, nephews many caring friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Richard's ashes were scattered at sea in July, off the coast of San Mateo County, CA. Cards can be sent to his sister at 5812 63rd Ave. W, Tacoma, WA 98467.

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2012
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