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Richard L. Hamilton

March 13, 1938 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 83)


Richard L. (Dick) Hamilton Sr., 83, of Ashland, peacefully passed away October 19, 2021 at UH Elyria Medical Center after a brief illness.

Richard was born March 13, 1938, in Bellville, OH to William and Ruby {Dill} Hamilton.

He married the love of his life Betty L. Shreffler on November 24, 1955. She passed on May 6, 2015.

He retired from Ashland County Highway Dept. and had a second career working for Bartley and Bolin Inc. until his recent illness. Richard spent his free time enjoying traveling, working on his landscaping, spending time with his family, and watching and waiting for the Browns to win the Super Bowl.

Richard will be deeply missed by his children Rick (Cindy) Hamilton Jr. of Ashland, David (Stephanie) Hamilton of Conway, SC, Darren (Dee) Hamilton of Mansfield, and Dawn (Kevin) Krueger of Myrtle Beach, SC; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren and brother Robert (Ann) Hamilton.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and wife of 60 years.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Ashland Chapel, Ashland. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Layton Broome officiating. Burial will be at Ashland County Memorial Park. Online tributes may be made at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ashland County Historical Society C/O Fire Engine Preservation, 420 Center St. Ashland OH 44805.

To send flowers to Richard's family, please visit our floral store.


October 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Funeral Service
October 26, 2021

11:00 AM

Video is available for this event

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