Charles C. Hamilton, the son of Cecil Aubrey and Lula Geraldine (Black) Hamilton, was born December 5, 1935, in Tarkio, Missouri. He attended the Homer country school and Tarkio High School.
On September 4, 1954, Charles was united in marriage to Elaine Edwards and they became the parents of Teresa and Debbie. They later divorced. On December 10, 1981, Charles was united in marriage to Edith M. Curry. They made their home in Kimberling City, Missouri, and moved to Tarkio in 2001. Edith passed away in 2015. Charles passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care at the age of 82.
Charles farmed in the Elmo, Missouri, area. He later owned and operated his own construction business. He was a former member of the Elmo Methodist Church and Lions Club.
Besides his parents, and wife, Edith, Charles was preceded in death by stepson, Brian Curry, brother, Roy Hamilton and sister, Dayle Murdock. Survivors include daughters, Teresa (Phil) Walker, Brownville, Nebraska, and Debra Hamilton, Clarinda, Iowa; grandchildren, Ben (Ashley) Greeley, Maryville, Missouri, and Beth Wennihan, Burlington Junction, Missouri; step-grandchildren, Kate Curry, Rock Port, Missouri, and Jordan Masonbrink, Tarkio; great-grandchildren, Carter Wennihan and Layla Greeley; step-great-grandchildren, Zoe Madron, Avery Schomburg and Grayson Masonbrink; brothers, John Hamilton, Gilbert, Arizona, and Harry Hamilton, Rock Port; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside memorial service and inurnment will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January, 24, 2018, at High Prairie Cemetery, Elmo. There is no visitation. Memorials may be directed to High Prairie Cemetery, Elmo. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.