Auther "Art" M. Hamilton, 83, of Owensboro passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Daviess County native was born December 15, 1938, as one of twelve children to the late Claude and Lola Hamilton. Art was a quiet and gentle man who retired from Whirlpool then was employed at First Baptist Church from which he also retired. He found great pleasure in gardening and mowing his yard and earlier in life he enjoyed deer hunting.
In addition to his parents, Art also was preceded in death by five of his siblings.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Lillian; five children, Sandy Baker (Victor), Kim Bryant (Tony), Dale Hamilton, Terry Hamilton, and Randy Hamilton (Laura); stepchildren, Carolyn Abel (Gene), Roy Cottrell (Vickie), and Keith Cottrell (Linda); siblings, Wallace Hamilton (Carolyn), Frankie Hamilton (Ellen), Claude Hamilton (Janice), Gene Hamilton (Brenda), Sue Rohrscheib (Larry), and Linda Howard (Johnny); numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Auther Hamilton will be 2:00 pm Friday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with visitation from noon until time of service. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.
Condolences and memories for Art's family may be left at www.glenncares.com.