Wendell Hamilton Sr.

     Wendell Hamilton, Sr., of Edna, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the age of 95. He was born in Edna, Texas on December 22, 1927, to John Hassin Hamilton and Laura Lucille Martin.

     Wendell was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who will be dearly missed.

     Wendell is survived by his wife, Irma “Jean” Hamilton; daughter, Jeanie Kubenka (Lionel); sons, Wendell W. Hamilton, Jr., Edward Hamilton (Phyllis); grandchildren, Crystal Hamilton, Aaron Hamilton (Sarah), Amanda Doddoli (Jorge), Kelsea Balizan (Sherman), Heather Edwards (Aldrick); great-grandchildren, Gavin Hamilton, Karlee Brown, Keelan Hamilton, Amaurie Edwards, Haylee Balizan, Hayden Balizan, Courtlyn Hamilton, Craegen Edwards, Aubrey Hamilton, Shyanne Balizan.

     He is preceded in death by his parents, John Hassin Hamilton and Laura Lucille Martin Hamilton, and his brothers, Judson Hamilton, J.L. Hamilton, and Hadden Hamilton; granddaughter, Michelle Marleese Hamilton Raybon, and great-grandchild, Baby Raybon. Pallbearers will be Al Miska, Leonard Steffek, Melvin Siecko, Lee Putnam, A.J. Juarez, Zachary Wittenbert, Steven Gerjes, and Nick Gerjes.

     Honorary Palbearers are Bobby Gerjes, Ed Goad, James Wilkinson, Sherman Balizan, Aldric Edwards, Gavin Hamilton, Keelan Hamilton, Craegen Edwards, De’Marion Dilworth, De’JaJuan Dilworth, Dr. Peter Nyguyen, and Sidney Pecha.

     Services will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at Oaklawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 12 p.m. Burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Edna. Brother Robert Krause will be officiating.

     Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Edna, 309 Cottonwood St, Edna, Tx 77975.

     The Hamilton family would like to extend a special thanks to the Caregivers for the absolute amazing care of their loved one.

     Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna. 

Jackson County Herald Tribune

306 N. Wells
Edna, TX 77957