Broadus-Raines Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Albert H. Hamilton Albert H. Hamilton
(May 9, 1926 - January 30, 2012)

U.S. Veteran Albert H. Hamilton, 85, of Green Cove Springs, FL, entered into the Gates of Heaven on January 30, 2012. He was born on May 9, 1926 in Lexington, KY to parents James and Molly Tucker Hamilton and was one of 10 children. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was the driver of the military jeep carrying General Patton. He was of the Old Regular Baptist faith and attended Little Ruth Old Regular Baptist Church. He also was an avid fisherman and was an inspiration to many. Albert was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Tom and Charlie Hamilton, his sister, Sally Ratliff and son-in-laws, Raymond Jerousek and James Richards. His memory will live on in the hearts of all who loved him dearly. Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Mabel Hamilton; children, Phylous Jerousek, Shelby Richards, Harold Hamilton, Alice (Edward) Wallen, James (Julia) Hamilton, Charles (Denise) Hamilton and Molly (David) Rice; brothers and sisters, Pattie June (Chester) Davis, Franklin D. Hamilton, Reba Gay Hamilton, Della Faye Hamilton and Bobby Ray (Angel) Hamilton; 24 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren and numerous special nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in the Broadus-Raines Chapel and on Thursday, February 2, 2012 in the Little Ruth Old Regular Baptist Church from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am service time on Friday, February 3, 2012 with Elder Doug McCarty, Elder Terry Fuller, Elder John Elkins and Elder Squire Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow in Little Ruth Cemetery with military honors. Please sign the family’s online guest book at www.broadusraines.com. Arrangements are under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL (904) 284-4000.