|Birth: ||Jan., 1912|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2006|
C.R. (Ross) Hamilton, Jr. Ross Hamilton, age 94, died at 12:49 a.m. on April 12, 2006 at his home in Austin, Texas.
Ross was born in January of 1912 in Denton, Texas. His parents moved to Austin when he was 12 years old. He graduated from S.F. Austin High in 1930. He attended the University of Texas for 2 years before the depression made it impossible for him to finish his studies. He worked for several electrical repair shops. In September of 1938, he married Odie Bartosh of Granger, Texas.
In 1942, Ross was called to Civil Service at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, where he was the shop planner and estimator.
In 1946, he moved his family back to Austin. He started a motor shop in 1946 which is still in working business carried on by two of his sons called Hamilton Electric Works at 3800 Airport. Ross was a wonderful husband and father. He believed in treating people fair and with respect. He enjoyed road trips, boating, woodworking, and projects. He was quite the handy man. He could fix just about anything. He will be missed by many.
Ross was preceded in death by his mother, Ruby Hamilton; father, Charles Ross Hamilton, Sr.; and his first born son, Charles R. Hamilton III.
He is survived by his wife, Odie Hamilton; daughters, Donna Spaar, and Sandra Roberts; sons, Gary, Dale, and Mike Hamilton; and grandchildren.
Visitation was Friday, April 21, 2006, at Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 N. Lamar, Austin, Texas with recitation of the rosary.
Funeral services were held at St. Louis Catholic Church, 7601 Burnet Road, on Saturday, April 22, 2006. Graveside services and interment followed at Austin Memorial Park. [Published in the Austin American-Statesman on 4/19/2006.]
Austin Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Apr 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13997432
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