Thomas Hamilton, 71

Thomas Earl Hamilton, 71, of Linton, passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

Born Aug. 8, 1946, in Wabash, he was the third son of Lawrence Joseph and Ethel Marie (Campbell) Hamilton.

He was the Senior Implementation Manager for WESCO International in Fort Wayne. He served his country with the United States Navy on the USS Saratoga and the USS Lexington. He was an avid birder.

Surviving relatives include: two sons, Anthony Hamilton of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Nathan Hamilton (Elizabeth) of Evansville; his companion, Paula McGlawn of Linton; siblings, Fred Hamilton (Linda), Jim Hamilton (Rosie), Bob Hamilton (Lynn), Bill Hamilton (Theresa), Ed Hamilton (Cindy) and Barbara Hundley (Roger); his grandchildren, Derek, Sarah, Grant, Emma, Eva and Katie; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Hamilton and his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons. Interment will follow in Marco cemetery.

Public visitation will be held from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Friends of the Goose Pond.

Online condolences to the family are available at

Posted on 2017 Oct 13