Lewis  Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton

Mr. Lewis R. Hamilton, age 91, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Higgins Hamilton; parents, Joseph D. and Ivy E. Bridges Hamilton; sisters, Winnie Rowe Burnette, Annie Jo Shoemake and Jurell H. Davis; and brothers, Talmadge "Jack" Hamilton, Paul Hamilton, Howell Hamilton, and Glenn Hamilton. He is survived by his son, Joe M. Hamilton, Buford, GA; sister, Floyce Hamilton Bramlett, Marietta, GA; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews and cousins. Mr. Hamilton was born April 27, 1919 in Jackson County, GA. He was a World War II veteran having served in the Army and Marines. He was a retired mail carrier from the Buford Post Office after thirty years of service. He was a fireman with the Buford Volunteer Fire Dept. He was a member of the Buford American Legion Post 127, a former member of the Buford Housing Authority, and a former President of Buford Touchdown Club. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Buford. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. G. Stephen Wood officiating. Interment will follow at Shadowlawn Cemetery in Lawrenceville, GA with military honors. The Buford Housing Authority will serve as honorary escort. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com .