Kylar Hamilton, Jr. Obituary

Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 08:29 AM.

Kylar Hamilton, Jr., was born on October 21, 1941 to Kylar Hamilton, Sr., and Martha Reed Lenox.

He was educated at George Washington High School, upon completion, he enlisted in the United States Army.  After serving a tour in the Vietnam War, Kylar returned home.  He became employed with the city of Port St. Joe and made a life with Helen Barnes Hamilton.

Kylar was a very loving and kind person.  If he saw you five times a day, he would smile big and speak every time.  He loved his Karate and Western movies.

Kylar departed this life on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Sacred Heart on the Gulf in Port St. Joe, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents Kylar Hamilton, Sr., (Gertrude) and Martha Reed Lenox (Walter);  three sons;  Andreal Hamilton, Tyrone Hamilton, Greg Farmer; one brother, Isaac "Rabbit" Nixon.

Kylar leaves to cherish his memories five daughters: Loretta Watson of Jacob, Florida, Mary Hamilton (Pellzie) of St. Petersburg, FL, Sylvia Weatherspoon (Harold)of Pensacola, FL, Valerie James (Rodney) of Port St. Joe, Keesha Hamilton of Port St. Joe; five sons, James Hamilton of Port St. Joe, Kylar Freddie Hamilton of Garland, TX, Carlos Morris of Apalachicola, Collins Hamilton (Talisha) of Albany, GA, Torrez Hamilton of Panama City; daughter-in-law, Pauline Farmer of Apalachicola; one brother, Kelvin Rouse of Port St. Joe; one sister, Meredith Rouse of Port St. Joe; 27 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; a host of aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins; two very special friends, Melvin Brown, who was like a son to him and Annie Ruth "Cuffie" McNabb, his classmate.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. ET Saturday, November 30, 2013 at New Bethel A.M.E. Church.  Interment followed in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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