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Glenn Prather Hamilton

Glenn Prather Hamilton, 86, husband of 58 years to Carolyn Coffey Hamilton, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 28, 2021, at his home surrounded by his wife and children.
Born August 18, 1934, in Bourbon County to the late Frank & Katherine Prather Hamilton, he was a U.S. Army veteran, a lifelong farmer in the Jackstown area, educated in the Bourbon County school system and was a member of the Carlisle Christian Church.
In addition to his wife, Carolyn, he is survived by a son, Jeffrey Glenn (Amy) Hamilton; a daughter, Rebecca Renee “Becky” (Kevin) Shelton; a grandson, Tyler Hamilton; four granddaughter: Morgan Hamilton, McKalyn Shelton (Tyler Collis), Macey Shelton and Krista Shelton (Fred) Johnson; a great-grandson, Kyler Coleman Collis; his sister, Katie Mattox; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Charles “Mickey” Hamilton and William “Bill” Hamilton.
Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021 at the Carlisle Christian Church by Rev. Steve Smith. Burial will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Mike Hamilton, Gary Hamilton, Tyler Collis, John Michael Hamilton, Sam Hamilton, Brendan Sadler, Caleb Sadler and Seth Sadler.
Honorary bearers will be Tommy Gillispie and F.M. Honaker.
Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the church.
The family would like to thank the Hospice nurses and team for being so kind to Glenn and the family. A special thanks to the staff at the VA infusion clinic for their years of kindness shown to us all.
Arrangements under the direction of Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Carlisle Christian Church, 242 North Locust Street, Carlisle, Kentucky 40311.
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  1. Crystal Fristoe on March 3, 2021 at 3:52 pm

    So sorry Jeff and family. I pray you find peace and comfort during this difficult time. Crystal Fristoe

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