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Ralph Sherrill Hamilton


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Ralph Sherrill Hamilton

Germantown, tn

Ralph Sherrill Hamilton, M.D., 87, passed away August 14, 2017. He was born November 25, 1929 to Helen Sherrill and Jacob Ralph Hamilton.

He served in the U.S. Army. He attended the University of Tennessee - Knoxville and University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis. He trained in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA and then returned to Memphis and practiced for over 50 years. He was an active member of Germantown United Methodist Church for 58 years.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Barbara; children, Dr. Ralph F. Hamilton (Jennifer), Dr. Warren H. Hamilton (Pam), and Helen H. Laurenzi; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, August 19 at Germantown United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service at the church. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to a .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 15, 2017
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