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Henry W Hamilton

October 23, 1943 — June 29, 2022

Funeral services for Henry W. Hamilton, 78 of Aledo, will be Tuesday, July 5th at 2:00 PM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, with visitation from Noon until 2:00 PM. Burial will be in Peniel Cemetery, Joy. Memorials may be made to the Mercer County Animal Shelter. Henry died on June 29, 2022, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.

Henry was born on October 23, 1943, in Kewanee, Illinois to Waldo & Katherine (Terry) Hamilton. In early years he worked for John Deere Harvester Works, then retired from Sears Manufacturing after 25 years of employment. He also worked part-time at the Mercer County Animal Shelter. Henry raised his four children, his step-children and also some of his grandchildren.

Henry was always working, piddling around in his garage or mowing grass. He liked to stay busy. He loved to visit and could strike up a conversation with anyone and anywhere. Henry enjoyed spending time with his friends, especially, Kenny Louck, Butch James and David & Evelyn Wallace.

He is survived by his children: Daniel Hamilton of Dunlap, IL; Douglas Hamilton of Champaign, IL; Denise Hamilton of Omaha, NE; Hank Hamilton of Carbondale, IL; Amy Brown of East Moline; William Brown of Iowa; Shannon Van Zummeren of Aledo; Jennifer Arendt of New Boston; siblings: John Hamilton of New Windsor; Melissa (Roddy) Hartman of Matherville; Grandchildren: Heather Hamilton; Tabatha (Hamilton) Moore, Austin Hamilton Eric Adams, Cody Hamilton, Nate Hamilton, Tiffany Barnhart, Katlynn Walsh, Kaleb Vaughn, Joseph Long, Jacob Long, Justina Greer, Tyler Bennett, Dylan Barnes, Alexandra Bennett, Cherrilee VanZummeren, Tristan Brown, Deme Hamilton, Breanna Hamilton, Austin Brown, J.D. Arendt, Blakelynn Arendt, Dreyven Arendt, Piper Arendt and many great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Waldo Hamilton and Katherine Hamilton Lake, half-sister, Frances and a great grandson, Abraham.

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