Herbert O. Hamilton (73) of Casey

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Published on November 23 2012 1:00 am

Herbert O. Hamilton, age 73 of Casey, passed away on Wednesday November 21st, 2012 at his home.

Visitation will be Sunday November 25th, 2012 from 10am-12:30pm. Funeral Services will follow on Sunday at 12:30pm at Goodwin Family Funeral Home. Services will be officiated by Rev. Gene Southard. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.goodwinfamilyfuneralhome.com.

He was born on December 11, 1938 in Martinsville, IL, the son of Virgil David Hamilton and Eunice Esther (Lindsay) Hamilton. He married Marcella E. Brandenburg on June 1, 1957.

Herb is survived by two sons, Steven L. (Debby) Hamilton and Brent D. Hamilton, and one daughter, Kim Grissom, all of Casey, IL, as well as ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Lois Cutwright and Jean Scott, both of Martinsville, IL.

Herb is preceded in death by his wife, his parents and one sister, Betty Zachary.

He was an avid horseman who loved to ride and passed that love on to his children and grandchildren. Herb also had a love for country music and played in various bands. He and friends from work would get together every Thursday night and play for the simple pleasure of the music.