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Earl C. Hamilton

August 13, 1916 ~ December 19, 2010

Earl C. Hamilton, 94, of Bundick Lake, LA died at 2:15 AM on Sunday, December 19, 2010 in a local hospital.


Mr. Hamilton was born August 13, 1916 in Islesboro, ME, where he graduated high school. He served in the U.S. Air Force for twenty-one years, retiring as a Master Sargent. Mr. Hamilton lived in Lake Charles for twenty-five years, before moving to Bundick Lake in 1992. He was a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church. His passion in life was traveling and seeing the world. He also enjoyed fishing and collecting coins from the different places that he visited. He will always be remembered as the rock in his family and will be missed greatly.


Mr. Hamilton is survived by his sons, Brian Hamilton and wife Becky and Bruce Hamilton and wife Joni; daughter, Wendy Thames; grandchildren, Matt Slaydon, Jason Slaydon, Jenny Slaydon, Fisher Hamilton, Hannah Hamilton, all of Lake Charles, Phoebe Qualls of Sulphur, and Tiffany Maggio of Moss Bluff; great-grandchildren, Carter, Sadie, Hunter, Seth, and Sarah; and close family friend Inci Glover of Lake Charles.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Barton Hamilton and sister, Dorothy Hamilton.


His funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Rick McClain will officiate. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and continue on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until the start of the service.

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  1. Brian , Bruce and Wendi,we are so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We just read about it tonight in the paper; I am sorry I could not visit with you all. I know that nothing can take away the pain and loneliness. If you need anything don't hesitate to call. Get with me when you feel up to it and we can visit. We will keep you in our prayers .Jeff and Debbie

  2. Just wanted to let you know that I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May you have a blessed Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.Sincerely,Robert Jill RochardHannah Gibbs

  3. MR EARL HAMILTON, WHAT A FINE GFENTLEMAN HE WAS. HE HAD A WAY ABOUT HIM THAT, REALLY, YOU JUST COULD NOT HELP BUT LOVE HIM. HE IS AT THE TOP OF THE LIST FOR ONE OF THE NICEST PEOPLE THAT WE HAVE EVER MET. I FIRMLY BELIEVE THAT WHEN HE WALKED THROUGH THE GATES OF HEAVEN, OUR LORD LOOKED HIM SQUARE IN THE EYE AND SAID WELL DONE, MY SON AND THEN REJOINED HIM WITH HIS BELOVED WIFE, BARBARA. THE KIND OF PERSON THAT HE WAS IS DEFINETLY PROJECTED THROUGH HIS WONDERFUL CHILDREN, WENDY, BRIAN AND BRUCE. WE WILL ALL MISS HIM VERY MUCH HERE ON EARTH, BUT CAN TAKE COMFORT KNOWING THAT HE IS IN FACT IN PARADISE. REST IN PEACE MR H. LOVE, MELINA AND JOE DALLY

  4. Mr. Brian and Mr. Bruce,We are very sorry to hear of Mr. Hamilton's passing. Our prayers are with your family.Daniel LeJeune, Jr and family

  5. So very sorry to hear of Uncle Earl's passing. Wishes of peace to ease your hearts. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ricky and Paige

  6. Such a wonderful family. We enjoyed our Christmas with them at Bundicks during the time I worked with Wendy. He and Barbara were wonderful people as are his kids. My heart goes out to you Wendy,Bruce, and Brian and all the kids and grandkids they soo enjoyed. God Bless.

  7. Wendy and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. He and your Mom was such good people. I enjoyed the visits to their home. I know you will miss him dearly. I will keep all of you in my prayers.


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