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Mr. Brent C. Hamilton

Obituary for Mr. Brent C. Hamilton

August 24, 1952 - August 30, 2019
Orange Park, Florida | Age 67

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Mr. Brent C. Hamilton, age 67, of Orange Park, Florida died on Friday, August 30, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Brent C. Hamilton was the type of person who was noted for mentoring young people and then watching as they grew and succeeded, partly as a result of life lessons he imparted on them.

Brent was born on August 24, 1952 in Detroit; the only child of Marvin and Marion Hamilton.

Brent grew up in northwest Detroit, attending St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. He left Detroit in the 1970s and eventually settled in the Jacksonville area. Brent was known for his close family ties and being a family historian.

The owner of fire sprinkler design companies for more than 40 years, Brent was respected as a design engineer and consultant for commercial and residential properties throughout the United States and the Caribbean.
Brent, affectionately nicknamed "Buddy" by his grandmother Grace Petty, was a car enthusiastic, had diverse musical tastes, and loved to cook and travel. He attended Shiloh Baptist Church in Orange Park, Florida.
Preceded in death by his father, Marvin Hamilton, survivors are his mother, Marion Hamilton; daughter Erica Jones (Will) of Berkeley, Illinois.; two granddaughters, Karissa and Zaria Jones, also of Berkeley, Illinois.; best friend Sonkyu Yi of Middleburg, Florida.; "Bonus" son, David Neal of Jacksonville, Florida.; godson Ross Hamilton (Nneka) of Sterling Heights, Michigan.; and a host of aunts, cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Rev. Ronald Kendrick officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Almo, Kentucky. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Mayo Clinic, Research of Development, Angio Sarcoma Research, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com

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  • Mayo Clinic, Research of Development, Angio Sarcoma Research
    200 First Street SW
    Rochester, MN 55905

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201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
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