Avis June Hamilton
June 30, 1927 - July 31, 2013
Resident of Danville
Avis was raised in Hobart, Indiana. At fourteen years of age she met, and five years later married her childhood sweetheart, Charles Hamilton. In 1953 they moved to Sacramento, California, and settled in Danville in 1972.
Avis attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Creek. She was active in the ministry for over 30 years visiting the elderly and shut-ins in nursing homes weekly.
Avis loved to golf and was a part of the 18 Hole Ladies Golf Group of Castlewood Country Club.
Avis is preceded in death by her mother, Wally Truitt and her brother Eugene Truitt.
She leaves behind her loving husband, Charles, children Dirk Hamilton of Plano Texas, Kim Malavey of Sonora, Tamara Hamilton-Williams (Terry) of Stockton. She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Chavis and Phoebe Hamilton, Romy, Shyle (Martha), Molly and Logan Malavey, Bret (Wendi), Tyler (Melissa), Rory Williams, and her great-grandson, Howard Charles. She also will be missed by her faithful canine companion, Stretch.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, August 17th, 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2317 Buena Vista Avenue, Walnut Creek.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or Hospice of East Bay.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Aug. 6, 2013.