- Special Sections
- Public Notices
CARROLLTON, Ky., – Thomas Gerald Hamilton, 56, of Carrollton died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Veterans Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
Funeral services were Friday, Aug. 22, at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton, with the Rev. Carroll W. “Bimp” McAlister officiating. Burial was in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison, Ind.
Mr. Hamilton was born Feb. 22, 1952, to the late Charles Clifford Hamilton and Ellen Frances Troxell. He was a sales clerk for Kelly’s Ski Slope Liquor Store in Carrollton, and grew and sold watermelons and cantaloupes in his spare time.
He was a 1970 graduate of Carroll County High School and a member of the Carrollton American Legion Post No.41. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1972-76 and from 1980-84, reaching the rank of staff sergeant.
Survivors include his daughter, Ellen Elizabeth Toole, and a grandson, Braiden Thomas Toole, both of Carrollton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family; contribution cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.