John Dale Hamilton was born January 1, 1941, in Loco, Oklahoma to Louis M. and Exa Mae (Bradshaw) Hamilton. He passed away on May 15, 2020, with his loving family by his side. He was 79.
Viewing will be Saturday, May 16, 1:00-7:00 P.M., Sunday, May 17, 1:00-7:00 P.M., and Monday, May 18, 9:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M. Visitation with the family will be on Monday, May 18, from 5:30-7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, at 1:00 P.M. at New Hope Baptist Church West with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. The service can be viewed at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 19, online at newhopeduncan.com, using the link “WATCH US LIVE” at the top of the page. Burial will be in the Dixie Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
John graduated from Loco public schools. He married Wanda Faye Sullivan on March 4, 1961, in Loco. They raised four children – Randy, Ron, Rodney and Renae.
He was employed as a quality technician at Goodyear for 24 years. He enjoyed rebuilding cars and mowers. Fishing, gardening, and yardwork were his favorite pastimes. He loved to hang out with his grandkids. John had been a deacon at Corum Baptist Church and was currently a member at New Hope Baptist Church West.
John is survived by his wife, Wanda Faye Hamilton; children: Randy and wife Donna Hamilton of Cache; Ron and wife Kathy Hamilton of Denton, Texas; Rodney Hamilton of Ardmore; Renae Hamilton of Duncan; grandchildren: Aaron Hamilton, Torey Hamilton, Shelbie Kile, Randi Hamilton, Dottie Hawthorne, Jenny Rowell, Amy Garcia, Jonathan McFeely, Colleen McFeely, Alison Goeke, Hollice Hamilton; 14 great grandchildren; and sisters: Lorine Boungh of Edmond, Lola and husband Wesley Henrey of Odessa, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Lewis Hamilton and Walter Hamilton; and sisters: Betty Hamilton and Mildred Cooksey.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bruce Hamilton, Brad Cooksey, Chris Cooksey, Greg Oxford, Kevin Myers, Aaron Hamilton and Jonathon McFeely.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Chisholm Trail Hospice, 2000 W. Elk, Duncan, OK 73533 or to the New Hope Baptist Church West’s Kitchen Fund, PO Box 1164, Duncan, OK 73534.
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