Gerald Radford Hamilton

July 7, 1937February 24, 2020

Funeral Services for Gerald Hamilton, 82, of Anniston will be Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 11:00 am at West Park Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Broom and Dr. Randy Hagan officiating. Burial will follow at Eulaton Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the church. Mr. Hamilton passed away Monday, February 24, 2020 in Anniston.

Survivors include his wife Brenda Hamilton, two daughters Debra Lynne McGuffey and Leann Hamilton Moles and husband Wendell, one brother Don Hamilton, one grandchild Brenna Chambless and husband Jimmy, three great grandchildren Luke Chambless, Sean Chambless and Zoe Chambless and several nieces and nephews.

Gerald is preceded in death by his parents Carl and Margaret Hamilton, one brother Carl “Ted” Hamilton and two sisters Martha Martin and Lucy Turley.

Pallbearers will be John Patterson, Steve Hayes, Perry King, Brent Pointer, Edwin Harbin and Butch Hathorne, honorary pallbearers will be Ronald Broom and Ralph Reid.

Gerald was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County and was in the first graduating class of Walter Wellborn High School. He retired from Lee Brass after 35 years of service. He was a member and Deacon of West Park Heights Baptist Church serving many roles including singing in the choir. He assisted coaching at Walter Wellborn Jr. High. Gerald was an avid Alabama Fan and a fisherman. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking and had a great since of humour. Many people were touched by Gerald’s life of humble service. Volumes could be filled by his selfless acts because whenever help was needed, he would volunteer.


  • Brenda Hamilton, Wife
  • Debra Lynne McGuffey, Daughter
  • Leann Hamilton Moles (Wendell), Daughter
  • Don Hamilton, Brother
  • Brenna Chambless (Jimmy), Grandchild
  • Luke Chambless, Grandchild
  • Sean Chambless, Grandchild
  • Zoe Chambless, Grandchild
  • several nieces and nephews.

  • John Patterson, Active
  • Steve Hayes, Active
  • Perry King, Active
  • Brent Pointer, Active
  • Edwin Harbin, Active
  • Butch Hathorne, Active
  • Ronald Broom, Honorary
  • Ralph Reid, Honorary


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 27, 2020


Gerald Radford Hamilton

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Annette Harris

February 27, 2020

He always waved when I would be outside an he was across the road at the church putting the trash can back. My prayers are with family, Such a friendly person he was. Bless family / friends.

Rhonda Johnston Dover

February 26, 2020

I will miss this precious man. He always had a smile on his face. He was a blessing in my life. God Bless and comfort all during this time of grief. My prayers are that God will hold you even closer than ever before.
Rhonda Johnston Dover