Services: Have been held.
Mr. Joe Hamilton, 75, of Clovis, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center.
He was born on Aug. 21, 1928, in Altus, Oklahoma to Houston and Vera Hamilton.
He moved to Brownfield, Texas when he was less than a year old. He graduated from Brownfield High School in 1946. He married Billie Black May 29, 1949. He served in the U. S. Army from 1952 to 1954, then was a seismologist with Humble Oil for 13 years. He moved to Clovis in 1966 where he worked for Furrs Grocery store and farmed. Upon retiring in 1980 he loved spending the summers in the mountains of northern New Mexico and the winters in the Rio Grande valley in South Texas. He was a member of 16th & Pile Church of Christ in Clovis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers-in-law, Clayton Walker and Byron Black.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Hamilton of Clovis; three sisters, Retha Walker of Rowlett, Texas, Lillian Bingham (and husband, Curtis) of Mesquite, Texas and Kay Green of Clovis; a sister-in-law, Barbara Black of Clovis; six nephews and three nieces.
Jim Gammon and A.C. Oliver will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.
Pallbearers are Bob Brown, Neil McBride, Kenneth Jones, Jerry Baker, Tom Daugherty and Bob Stewart.
Honorary pallbearers are Jack Anderson and Dr. Obadias Ferrari.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.