Edmund Carl Hamilton Jr.

September 9, 1953 - September 7, 2023
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Edmund “Hambone” Carl Hamilton, Jr., age 69, of Hebron, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2023. Ed is survived by his wife of 45 years, Kate Hamilton, as well as his two children, Erich and Sarah Hamilton and his younger sister, Sherri Lindeman. He is also survived by one son-in-law, three brothers-in-law, two sisters-in-law,Continue Reading

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Angela Hughes left a message on September 17, 2023:
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Love, Bob and Angela Hughes
Julie Gunter left a message on September 12, 2023:
So sorry for your loss, Kate. Prayers and Love for your family and may God comfort all of you during this time and always.
Linda Wright left a message on September 12, 2023:
Dear Sarah, I am so very sorry for the passing of your dear father. He was so active and loved by all. My prayers are with you and your family. God bless you all. May God watch over and bless your Dad in heaven, and may He continue to guide, love, and provide comfort for your mom and family on Earth. Linda Wright
Fred Thomas left a message on September 11, 2023:
My condolences. Excellent memories of Ed and his wife during the 2015 strike. Great Guy who will be missed by all.
William Asztalos left a message on September 11, 2023:
To the Hamilton family so sorry to hear the news about Ed passing away. I worked at the AMOCO / BP Refinery with Ed for many years. He was always a stand up guy and a mans man. RIP buddy..............until we meet again. Butch.....
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Jim Espinoza left a message on September 10, 2023:
Sending prayers to Ed’s family May he rest in peace!??????
Mike Hill left a message on September 10, 2023:
I can't describe the hurt I feel. I first met Hambone when I became a Union Rep at BP. Ed took me under his wing and showed me how to be a successful rep. He spent months showing me the ropes. He always was there for the rank and file. I never met a stronger union man than Bone. When I became the Union Safety Rep he was my go to safety rep. He truly fought for the safety of our Union brothers and sisters. He never backed down. He and I made several trips to Indy to stand arm in arm for our rights. When we retired we were asked to start up a SOAR charter. We did that with pride for our retirees, Bone was my president, I was his vice. He always joked that I was his only Vice and I to him, my Prez. There's so much more I could say but enough to say he was a true friend and I will miss him terribly. I will always have great memories of our time together. May God find a special place for you Prez.
Richard (Ric) Glaser left a message on September 10, 2023:
I am in shock right now. I was the Maintenance Manager at Amoco when Ed became a Union representative. We had many meetings and conversations together about issue and even went through contract negotiations. Ed was focused on doing the right thing for his members. I became very impressed with his ability to work on issues and to resolve issues. We both built trust between each other. I just talked to him last week. God Bless you Hambone I am sure we will meet in the future. Ric
Kristin D Rodman left a message on September 10, 2023:
Kate and family, I am so sorry. May you find comfort in knowing how much you are loved. One day, you will all be together again. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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