Lewis “Bill” Hamilton, 87, a resident of Lakeport, Calif., passed peacefully at his home April 17, 2013. He was born in Oklahoma July 7, 1925.
Bill served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Chevalier in World War II.
He married Estelle in May, 1946. They settled down in Oakland then moved to San Lorenzo.
Bill worked for Lawrence Dairy for many years then retired to Lake County where he enjoyed fishing, boating, playing bingo and the slot machines.
He is survived by his wife, Estelle; daughter, Carol; grandchildren, Tammy, Mark and Ashley; and great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Zoey, Tyler and Taya.
Bill was a loving, caring man and will be missed by the many friends and family who loved him.
Family prefers donations to the Lake County Military Funeral Honors Team, P.O. Box 1365, Kelseyville, CA 95451.
For further information call Chapel of the Lakes at 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611.