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Cpt. Jess Hamilton Jr.

Thursday, August 12, 2004

Born 5-30-1930 -- Died 3-5-2004

Capt. Jess Guy Hamilton Jr., retired, was born May 30, 1930, at McCormick, Ark., and died and was cremated on March 5, 2004, in Washington, D.C.

He was the son of the late Jess G. Hamilton Sr. of Harrisburg, Ark., and the late Frona Hamilton Hardy of Hardy, Ark.

He was a retired veteran of the USAF. He retired from Trans World Airlines following 30 years of dedicated service and was a TWA Ambassador at Large.

Survivors include three children -- Stephan Hamilton, Suzanne C. Hamilton Clout and Robert Hamilton; seven grandchildren all of Long Island, N.Y., his widow, Deborah La Lond Hamilton of Washington, D.C.; and two brothers -- Charles R. Hamilton Sr. of Cabot, Ark., and Danny Hamilton of Cordova, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Claire Tarracone Hamilton; a daughter, Therese M. Hamilton; and a sister, Wanda Lee Hamilton Bristow.

Interment was in the Richardson Family Cemetery at Hardy, Ark., Aug. 8.