January 20, 1935 ~ January 1, 2021

Born in: Hoopeston, Illinois
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

James Franklin Hamilton, 85, of Glasgow passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 at his home. Born January 20, 1935 in Hoopeston, Illinois, he was the son of the late Roy and Leo Vance Hamilton.

Mr. Hamilton served in the US Army and was a Korean War Veteran, retired diesel mechanic and member of the Valley Chapel Church near Edmonton.

He is survived by two children. Dan and wife Molly Hamilton of Chicago and Susan Elmore of Glasgow.   Four grandchildren.   Eric (Colbie) Elmore, Colleen (Tom) Watson, Kevin (Natalie) Hamilton and Joshua Elmore.   Three great grandchildren.   Ava Elmore, Kimber Elmore and Lilly Watson.  Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Vivian Vire Hamilton.

Honoring Mr. Hamilton’s request cremation was chosen, and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Hamilton.   Please share your messages of condolence with the family at www.butler-funeralhome.com.

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  1. So sorry to hear this Susan! If you need to talk just give me a call.. sending love, prayers and hugs!

  2. We are so sorry to hear about Jim, until we saw this obit we weren’t aware that Vivian had already passed away, too. We are so sorry for your loss.

    John and Zannetta Smith

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