Ralph H. Hamilton

RALPH H. HAMILTON Ralph H. Hamilton, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 20th, 2014. He was born in Quay (Winter Beach), FL on January 7th, 1924 to Jesse James Perrill "J.J.P" Hamilton and Ruth E. Hinton and was a lifelong resident of Indian River County. He worked for Indian River Exchange Packers for more than 50 years, was an avid fisherman, gardener and storyteller. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years Edna Armstrong and siblings Perry Hamilton, Eugene Hamilton, and Eunice Walker preceded him in death. He is survived by children Druscilla Skinner, Paul Hamilton; wife Kathy and Tommy Hamilton; wife Darlene. Grandchildren: Shannon Skinner, Julie Kelly; husband Chad, Deanna Hamilton, Chad Hamilton, Kari Skinner and Brittany Hamilton. Great Grandchildren: Steven, Cody, Grace, Rachel, Maci, Lea, Caroline, Suzanna, Meredith and Carson. A memorial service will be held by Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory on Saturday, June 26th at 11 A.M. with Pastor Michael Ashburn officiating. Visitation with the family will begin at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shining Light Garden Foundation or the VNA of the Treasure Coast. An online guestbook may be signed at www.coxgiffordseawinds.com.

Funeral Home

Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory
1950 20Th St Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 562-2365

Published in the TC Palm on July 23, 2014