Edward A. HamiltonSeptember 17, 1942 ~ April 3, 2017 (age 74)
Edward A. Hamilton, 74 of Rock Creek, Ohio passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Ashtabula Co. Medical Center. He was born on September 17, 1942 in Newbury, son of the late Joe L and Eva E. (Bentley) Hamilton. He worked for Middlefield Hardware, then at Chagrin Gas and Oil Company. In 1969, he was a truck driver for Manfredi Motor Transit Co. in Newbury. He loved driving trucks; tinkering with vehicles and enjoyed his duel exhaust for his pickup truck. Edward was married to Diane Rodic Hamilton for 51 loving years before she passed away in 2014. They lived in Newbury for 30 years and moved to Rock Creek 10 years ago. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan; enjoyed fishing, traveling, camping and the outdoors, watching the tree cutters cutting down trees and using his log splitter. He especially enjoyed his cats; playing cards with his cousins Ken and Edgar; and being with his grandchildren. His family and friends will miss him dearly.
He is survived by his loving children, Veronica (Frank Lew) Hamilton of Roaming Shores and Ed (Joy) Hamilton Jr of Newbury; four grandchildren, Travis, Cody, and Dylan Hamilton and Reagan Lew; his sister Ruth Hawkins of Mansfield, TX; and his niece Debbie (Clifford) Collins of Jefferson. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Diane; and his brother Joe Hamilton.
A Graveside Service will be held May 6, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. in Rome North Cemetery which is located at Rt. 45 and Laskey Rd. in Rome, Ohio.