James Donald Hamilton
JAMES DONALD HAMILTON, 28, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013. James was a student at Florida State University majoring in mathematics. He earned his Associate of Arts degree from Tallahassee Community College. James had a keen intellect and was a participant in brain bowl competitions from middle school through TCC where he was awarded Brain Bowl Student of the Year. James enjoyed playing logic and strategy board games with friends and family. James was also a well known performer for many years with the Mountain Dew Cloggers. He was featured under the nickname of "Crazy Legs" at the Bradley's Country Days, the Downtown Getdown, and other local events. James was also a part-time employee of Publix Supermarkets.
His warm smile, generous heart and sharp wit will be missed by all.
He is survived by his parents, David and Linda Hamilton of Tallahassee; his uncle, William Hamilton (Cynthia) of Tampa; three aunts, Donna Stahlheber (Norman) of Berwyn, PA; Carol LaVigne (Roch) of Tallahassee; Sharon Norsworthy of St. Petersburg and other loving family members. He was preceded in death by his brother Daniel Hamilton. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to NAMI, 3803 N. Fairfax Dr., suite 100, Arlington, VA. 22203. The funeral service will be held, Monday, January 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1700 N. Meridian Rd. Tallahassee, FL. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Bevis Funeral Home. Bevis Funeral Home (850) 385-2193, www.bevisfh.com
, is in charge of the arrangements.