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1937 Nathan 2022

Nathan Hamilton

November 18, 1937 — January 22, 2022


Nathan Albert Hamilton, 84, earned his wings surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday, January 22, 2022.

Nathan was born November 18, 1937 in Plainview, Oklahoma to Nathan Haskell Hamilton and Mary Katherine Trench Hamilton. He proudly served in the United States Army. Nathan married Novelle Branch on September 19, 1960 in Wellington, Texas. Together they had three children, LaDona, Ricky and Kay and have lived in Panhandle since 1964. He worked as a central office repairman for GTE for 42 years.

He enjoyed going to the farm and water skiing at Lake Texoma. One of his favorite pastimes was watching the kids, grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports.   He found great joy in supporting his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren in every aspect of their lives.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Novelle; parents, Nathan Haskell Hamilton and Mary Katherine Hamilton; and grandchildren, Shelby Lynn Noble, Jordan Taylor Bednorz and Joshua Luke Bednorz.

He is survived by three children, LaDona Bednorz and husband Michael of Dumas, Ricky Hamilton of Panhandle and Kay Sharp and husband Jeff of Colorado City, Texas; brothers, Norman Hamilton and wife Donna of Wolfforth, Darrell Hamilton and wife Ranae of Purcell, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Danny, Kyle, Brandon, Cody, Little Michael, LaTasha, Jeremy, RaDona, Shanae, Travis, Levi, Hunter, Taner and Brayden; 40 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandson due to arrive in March.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the Church of Christ in Panhandle. Burial will follow at the Panhandle Cemetery, under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle. His memory may be honored with a donation in his name to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation or The Alzheimer's Association.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Church of Christ (Panhandle)


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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

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