Jackie Lawrence Hamilton, 82, of Cleveland, TN passed away on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
He was born on August 26, 1935, to the late Creed Lawrence and Florence Maddux Hamilton.
He was a sixth-generation Bradley Countian. He was an entrepreneur and owned his own car detailing business. He was a member of North Cleveland Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and in many other capacities throughout the years.
In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his brother Loye V. Hamilton; and mother and father-in-law Robert “Lon” Hixson and Polly Hicks Hixson.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife, of 61 years, Sharon Hixson Hamilton; son, Rob Hamilton (Karen); daughter, Melissa “Missy” Hamilton Biggs; grandchildren: Anthony Hamilton (Tiffany), Casie Hamilton Miller (Jamie), Dylan Biggs, Tucker Biggs; great-grandchildren: Anna Miller, Jessie Miller, Taylor Miller, Logan Hamilton, and Emma Hamilton; sisters: Frances Pierce (Mike), Joye Goodner (Jim), Juanita Eldredge (Johnny-dec.); brothers: Carl Hamilton (Ann) and Bill Hamilton (Debra); brother-in-law, Robert “Reggie” Hixson (Jane); numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members and special friends and neighbors, Clifford and Jo Plemons, Jean McDonald (Charlie-dec.) and longtime friend Don Ledford Sr.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, from noon to 2 p.m. at North Cleveland Baptist Church, located at 2815 N Ocoee St.
A celebration of life service will be held at the church at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jay McCluskey officiating.
The family requests contributions be made to North Cleveland Baptist Church or the charity of your choice.
Interment will follow the service at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Jackie or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Hamilton family with these arrangements.
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