Jaxon Daniel Hamilton, "Jak-Jak," 8, died in a house fire in Republic, on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. He was joined in death by his parents, Joseph D. and Holly R. Hamilton; his brother, Linkin J. Hamilton; and sister, Olivia R. Bondy.
Jaxon was born Aug. 19, 2004 to Joseph D. and Holly R. (Adams) Hamilton. Jaxon attended second grade at Seneca East School. He enjoyed playing outside, rough housing with and hugging his siblings, and playing with the family pets. Jaxon enjoyed people and animals; he was a tender hearted boy. He liked going to zoos and wildlife parks; he loved to be outside. He especially enjoyed deer and giraffes.
Jaxon is survived by his paternal great-great-grandfather, George Bemke; his maternal great-great-grandmothers, Jean Adams and Renada "Ren" Funni; his paternal grandparents, Terry M. and Phillip C. Hamilton, Jr. (Dorie Hamilton, step-grandmother); his maternal grandparents, Willy (Lisa Adams, step-grandmother) and Chris Adams; his paternal uncle and family, Phillip C. III and Jaime Hamilton (cousins: Phillip IV, Jacob, Benjamin); his maternal uncle, Joshua Adams, his paternal aunt, Nicole L. Hamilton; his maternal aunt and her daughter, Heidi Adams (cousin: Destiny Gurley); and a large number of grandaunts, granduncles, cousins, and step-relatives.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tiffin with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating.
Visitation for family and friends will also be on Saturday, from 11:30 to 1 p.m., at the church.
The Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hamilton Family Benefit Fund at Firelands Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 8005, Bellevue, OH 44811. On-line condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.