Kuiper Funeral Home


Dean Hamilton

November 10, 1956April 13, 2021

Dean Hamilton, age 64, of Gary, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Dean was born November 10, 1956 in Hammond, Indiana to Virginia and Louis Hamilton.

Dean was a graduate of Calumet High School Class of 1975. He worked for many years at L & L Cartage where he retired. Dean enjoyed gardening and feeding the birds in the back yard. He loved playing with his two rescue dogs from Treasured Friends. His passion was music and playing the DRUMS. "Which he was phenomenal" His band members will agree!

Dean was preceded in death by his father Louis Hamilton; brother Ron Hamilton.

Dean is survived by his loving wife, Debora Hamilton; mother Virginia Hamilton; sister Annie Hamilton; daughters Kristina Yardley; and April (Kyle) Wormsbecher; step daughter Renee Keely; and step son Steven Hunt; grandson Christopher and granddaughter Krystlynn Yardley and a host of other relatives and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

A visitation for Dean will be held on Sunday, April 18, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Kuiper Funeral Home 9039 Kleinman Road Highland, IN 46322

Due to the current conditions of Covid-19, masks are required for attendance at the funeral home.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Hamilton family.


  • Debora Hamilton, Wife
  • Louis Hamilton, Father (deceased)
  • Virginia Hamilton, Mother
  • Kristina Yardley, Daughter
  • April (Kyle) Wormsbecher, Daughter
  • Christopher H, Grandson
  • Krystlynn Yardley, Granddaughter
  • Ron Hamilton, Brother (deceased)
  • Annie Hamilton, Sister
  • Renee Keely, Step Daughter
  • Steven Hunt, Step Son


  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 18, 2021


Dean Hamilton

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Alun Sailors

April 17, 2021

It was an honor to share some dinners with Dean and Debbie. Could not have ever met two nicer couple.
The good Lord needed a drummer and Heaven now has the best talent available.
Every time I hear thunder from the skies, I'll know it's Dean banging on his drums.


April 16, 2021

Remember Dean (Cousin) when they would visit us in kentucky we would all go fishing with their Uncle Cephas and cousins So Sorry for the family loss
Dale Wedding Owensboro,Kentucky

Benjamin Cutler

April 15, 2021

Dean was a great person, family man, caring friend. I had the privilege to know him and be in a band with him.. I'll miss those days for ever .. my condolences for the family and friends.. r.i.p. my brother 🤜🤛💙