Thomas Elson Hamilton

Thomas Elson Hamilton

Thomas Elson Hamilton, M.D., age 88 of Lawrenceville, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Funeral Services will be held 4 PM Friday, November 4, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Sparks will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Dr. Hamilton served in the Splinter Fleet of the U.S. Navy in WWII. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1948 & the Medical College of Georgia in 1953. He practiced medicine as a General Practitioner in private practice in Lawrenceville, Georgia from 1966 until retirement in 1998. Dr. Hamilton also was an amateur painter in the primitive style & author of the book "A Kick in Your Caduceus." He was a member of Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church & was preceded in death by his parents: Fred & Katie Hamilton; brothers: Dr. Nelson Hamilton, Fred Hamilton, Jr., sisters: Margaret Meigs, Betty Clack, Pat Wall; grandson: Spencer Brown. Dr. Hamilton is survived by his Wife of 63 years: Mary Brittian Myers Hamilton; Children: Sharyl & Paul Shelton, Oxford, N.C.; Dorothy & Garry Proffitt, Vilas, N.C.; Susan & Michael Ault, Alpharetta; Drs. Thomas & Linda Hamilton, Greer, S.C.; Brother: Paul Hamilton, Winder; Sisters: Dr. Virginia Shaw, Cartersville; Polly & Robert Evans, Monroe; Dorothy & Clint Turner, Dahlonega; Grandchildren: Marie Ault; Michelle Bojczuk; David Proffitt; Laura Campbell; Rebecca Stein; Stephanie Hamilton; Kelly Hamilton; Great Grandchildren: Valarie Proffitt; Michael Bojczuk; Hannah Bojczuk; Lillian Bojczuk; Conner Stein; Cora Stein; Max Campbell; Several Nieces & Nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 765, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday, November 3, 2011 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com