George Richard Hamilton

Published 4:01 pm Monday, May 18, 2015

Mr. George Richard Hamilton, 70, died on Friday, May 15, 2015 surrounded by his family.

He was born Nov. 22, 1944 in Davie County to the late Dorce and Elizabeth Hamilton.He attended Davidson County Public Schools and was a 1963 graduate of Dunbar High School. He was married to the late Norarender Dobson for 30 years and to this union was born one son, Richard Vance Hamilton.

Preceding him in death were older brother Dorce Hamilton Jr., younger brother Thomas Carlton Hamilton, and older sister Joanne Hairston.

Survivors: his wife, Shirley B. Hamilton of the home; a son, Richard (Shannon) Hamilton; 2 stepsons, James (Lawanda) Brown of Winston-Salem and Cuncho (Joy) Brown of New York, N.Y.; 4 sisters, Julia Hamilton of Burlington, Alberta (Rufus) Cuthrell of Advance, Geraldine (Leon) Wall of Emporia, Va., and Ella Mae Bush of Lexington; 8 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; 3 sisters-in-law, Alma Hamilton of Willingboro N.J., Cynthia (Glenn) Williams and Syreda Brown of Winston-Salem; 2 brothers-in-law, Robert Brown Jr. and Windell Brown Sr., both of Winston-Salem; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services were to be held at Goodwill Baptist Church, Clemmons on Wednesday May 20 at noon. Visitation was to be at the church from 11 a.m.-noon.

Memorials: in his name to the Goodwill Baptist building fund.