John A. Hamilton, 76, of Shadyside, OH, passed away on January 17, 2023 at the Wheeling Hospital-WVU Medicine.
He was born on April 29, 1946 to William and Carolyn (Smith) Hamilton in Wheeling, WV.
John was a life long truck driver, retiring from Nickles Bakery and remained a member of the BCTGM Local 19. He was an Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Rockhill Presbyterian Church, Bellaire VFW Post 626, and a member of the “Vietnam” Veterans Club Post 1 – Bridgeport, OH. He was also a former member of the Shadyside Legion.
On any given day, you could find John drinking coffee with his buddies at the Tiger Pub – Shadyside, OH.
John enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He could be described as the ultimate family man.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald Hamilton, Clyde Hamilton, and sister, Barbara Hess.
John is survived by his wife, Jacqueline “Jackie,” of 35 years, children: Jonette Lowe of St. Clairsville, OH, Janelle (Frank) Baker of Bridgeport, OH, John Adam Hamilton II (David Mahlmeister) of Bellaire, OH, Jerry (Joey) Hamilton of St. Clairsville, OH, Addason (Ben) Young of McMechen, WV; siblings: Sondra Yeager of Hudson, OH, Jack Hamilton of Adena, OH, Donna Meager of New Bern, NC; 9 grandchildren: Taylor, Jayden, Kylie Jo, Kaiden, Briar, Gage, Clay, Gavin, Brynlee; several multi-generational nieces and nephews, and former son-in-law, Jeff Lowe of Bridgeport, OH.
Visitation will be held at Bauknecht – Altmeyer Funeral Homes – 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, OH 43947, on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 11:00 am until the time of Full Military Honors by the Belmont County Veterans Association beginning at 3:00 pm. Funeral services will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW – Bellaire, OH Post 626 TMCFunding.com
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home – Shadyside Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Hamilton family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.bauknecht-altmeyer.com.