Hamilton

Memorial services for Mr. James Richard Hamilton, 71, of Henderson, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kilgore.

The family will receive friends after the service on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kilgore.

Mr. Hamilton passed from this life on Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Longview, Texas. He was born on June 26, 1950, in Kilgore, Texas, to the late Rupert L. and Alice Cambell Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton graduated from Kilgore High School and was a retired chef and truck driver. Later in life he worked for the Henderson Daily News and attended Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kilgore.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rupert L. and Alice Cambell Hamilton.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Gail Taylor Hamilton of Henderson, Texas; children, Alyson Gerlach and husband Roger of Arlington, Texas, and Brady Hamilton Pickens and wife Loren of Fayetteville, Arkansas; Gail’s children, Kelly Wilcox and husband Grant of Rockwall, Texas, and Jeromy McMurray and wife Tina of Kilgore, Texas; brothers, Steve Hamilton of Kilgore, Texas, and Michael Hamilton and wife Martha of Houston, Texas; 7 grandchildren, Jason and Heather Graham, Tate Hamilton, Seth McMurray, and Jackson, Matthew, and Paige Wilcox; and special friends, Wes and Debi Beall of Henderson, Texas, and Don White of Magnolia, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America at https://support.lupus.org.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.