William “Bill” Hamilton, 80, of Centerville, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020 in Connersville. Bill was born on March 15, 1940 and is the son of John Hamilton and Rhoda (Allen) Hamilton. Bill married Donna Sheard in Telico Plains, Tennessee on March 15, 1992. They were blessed with more than 28 years of marriage until she passed away on May 30, 2020.
Before retirement, Bill had most recently been a truck driver for Bench Mark, formerly Green Acres. He had also worked for feed mills and several other farms when he was younger.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed wood working, and working on cars and tractors. He especially enjoyed playing horseshoes. He spent countless hours at Roberts Park where he helped build the horseshoe playing grounds.
Bill will be greatly missed by his two daughters, Kelly (Randy) Redmond and Krista Corn; five sons, Scott Hamilton, Joe Johnson, Donovan (Ashley) Hamilton, Tim (Claudia) Hamilton, and Monty (Sherry Banks) Hamilton; four brothers, Joe Hamilton, John Hamilton, Richard Hamilton, and Ronnie (Arlene) Hamilton; a sister, Mary Raines; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; as well as a sister-in-law, Natalie Hamilton.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Donna, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Stikeleather; two brothers, Donnie and Randy Hamilton, and a brother-in-law, Bill Raines, as well as his first wife, Kathryn Hamilton.
Visitation for Bill will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville. The funeral service officiated by Reverend Randy Sherwood will immediately follow. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.