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LINCOLN -- Billy Joe Hamilton, 78, of
Lincoln, died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Holland Barry
& Bennett Funeral Home.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Jefferson
Street Christian Church, with Craig Smith
Burial will follow in Mount Pulaski
Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Hamilton was a longtime farmer in Logan
County and was also a Moews seed corn dealer.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Lincoln. His
parents were Henry and Pearl Ingram Hamilton. He
married Arlene Shanle on May 21, 1966, in Cornland.
He is survived by wife, of Lincoln; two
daughters, Lynette (and Russ) Kaltenbach of
Herculeaneum, Mo., and Linda Schurter of
Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren; one brother,
Jim (and Mary) Hamilton of Beason; a sister-in-law,
Pat Hamilton of Lincoln; and several nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents and one
brother, Jack Hamilton.
Billy was a member of Jefferson Street Christian
Church and Lincoln American Legion Post 263.
Memorial donations may be made to American Legion
Post 263 and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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