Thomas James HAMILTON II


HAMILTON, Thomas James II 53, Lithia, pas-sed away May 22, 2014. He was born to Bethany Hamilton and the late Thomas Hamilton (Big Tom) in Independence, IA Sept. 24, 1960. Tom graduated from Hollywood Hills High School and went on to receive a B.S. from Florida State University. He later earned a Masters in Law at Creighton University. Tom proudly served our country as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for 22 years. He worked as an ethics lawyer at SOCOM at MacDill A.F.B. until his passing. His unwavering commitment to his family and friends will forever be remembered. Tom lived his life to the fullest. Tom is survived by Jean, his high school sweetheart and wife of 30 years; and his three daughters, Nicolai Wilson (Daniel), Alexandra Hernandez (Devin), and Skye Hamilton. He also leaves behind his brother, Craig Hamilton (Sheri) and his bro-ther and sisters-in-law, Hank and Annette Jankowski, Jane Micklitz, and Janice Savin. Tom was well loved by his nephews and nieces. Visitation 6-8 pm Tuesday, May 27 at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon. Funeral mass 10 am Wednesday, May 28 at Holy Innocent's Episcopal Church, Valrico. Interment at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to Moffitt Cancer Center Research. Go to and click Donate Now. Please donate in memory of Thomas J. Hamilton II. Condolences may be left at:
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 25, 2014