OBITUARY

Mickey Harris Hamilton

October 5, 1947April 23, 2014
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Mickey “Papaw” Harris Hamilton

LEXINGTON – A Celebration of Life Service for Mickey Harris Hamilton, 66, of Lexington, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service and also following the service. The family will also be at the Riley Home starting at 5:00pm on Friday, April 25th. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Special Olympics of South Carolina, 1276 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201 or charity of one’s choice. Mr. Hamilton was born October 5, 1947 in Greenville, MS to Woodrow Wilson Hamilton and Edna Christine Matthews Hamilton and passed away on April 23, 2014. Papaw loved children of all ages and was a volunteer at Lake Murray Elementary. He was a great story teller, very entertaining and loved to make people laugh. Mickey served in the United States Air Force and worked in Retail Sales for Best Buy and Lowes in Appliance sales. Although he had a great career his biggest accomplishment was all of the wonderful friends he made along the way. He lived in Washington DC area for a while before moving to Lexington. Mickey loved playing golf and was a ranger at Golden Hills Golf Course in Lexington. Mickey leaves behind a large Golfing Friend Community. Mickey is survived by wife, Rhonda Glenn Hamilton of Lexington; daughters, Mickie Lynn Burden of and Rebecca Jean Padilla (Robert Chisano) both of Lawrenceville, GA; step-children, Denise Riley Hansen and Brian Glenn Riley (Jen); 9 grandchildren, Jackie, Brett, Blake, Sydney, Conner, Claire, Bailey, Maclane and Beckett; great-grand daughter Stella and special mother-in-law Sybil Lawford Glenn. He was predeceased by his brother, Raburne Hamilton.

Services

  • Visitation in Chapel

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

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Matt Woolsey

April 29, 2014

Rhonda,
I am so sorry. I'm thinking of you and your family and keeping you all in my prayers.

Christy Rutherford

April 26, 2014

I only met Mickey a couple of times. He had a great sense of humor, wisdom and a twinkle in his eye. He loved his family dearly. He will be missed. Love and prayers to the family. Christy and David Rutherford.

Amy Shelton

April 26, 2014

I met Mickey for the first time on Saturday April 19, 2014. He checked in as a new owner at Table Rock Resort. My first impression was "What a wonderful man". He was so nice and friendly. I am so sorry for your loss.

Sharon & Claude Bernard

April 26, 2014

Rhonda, Becky, Mickie Lynn & family. Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mickey. We were very lucky to know him and be part of your family. Becky as your second mom my heart breaks for you & your family. Try to remember the good times. We wish we could be there for you. He will be missed very much. Love you all very much..

Tabi V

April 25, 2014

Dear Papaw,
We will miss you very much! I know you are back home with God, we just miss you here.

I will miss your smile and homemade treats. You are everybody's Papaw and we are sad.

Tabitha V
Lake Murray Elementary

Teri Norris

April 25, 2014

My sweet friend Rhonda, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and the the whole family. Ken and I are holding you close in our thoughts and prayers.

April 25, 2014

Dear Papaw,
We will miss you so very much! Mommy said you are back home with God.

I will miss your smile and treats. You are everybody's Papaw. We are so sad.

Tabitha V.
Lake Murray Elementary School

Kim WB

April 25, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him fondly when I taught Conner. Many prayers to your family.

Mike and Suzanne Stricker

April 25, 2014

Prayers to you all! May God bless you with His comfort and peace.

Kim R

April 25, 2014

So sorry for your loss to the whole family. He'll be missed!

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