Bruce W. Hamill
Bruce W. Hamill

February 4, 1949 - April 15, 2018
Resided in Paris, Illinois

Obituary

Bruce W. Hamill, 69, of Paris, Illinois, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018, at OSF Sacred Heart Hospital in Danville, Illinois. He was retired after over thirty years as a mechanical technician for TRW of Marshall, Illinois.

He was born February 4, 1949, in Rahway, New Jersey, the son of the late Richard and D. Muriel (Waterbury) Hamill. He married Belinda C. Baugh on June 4, 1988, in Charleston, Illinois, and she survives.

Other survivors include two sons, David Richardson of Metcalf, Illinois, and Darren (Candy) Richardson of Hume, Illinois; three grandchildren, Cody Richardson of Metcalf, Jessica (Guthrie) Gardner of Charleston, and Logan Richardson of Hume; two brothers, Richard Hamill of Walworth, New York, and Donald Hamill of Occidental, California; a sister, Lois Carlson of Edgewater, Maryland; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Pamela Richardson.

Mr. Hamill served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and was a member of American Legion Post #211. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially bird-watching and gardening. He also enjoyed antiquing and flea markets. Above all else, his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.

SERVICE INFORMATION

Services celebrating his life were conducted at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris. The Reverend Michael Dixon officiated and special music was provided by Belinda Hamill, pianist. Burial followed in Edgar Cemetery, with military rites by American Legion Post #211, V.F.W. Post #3601, and the U.S. Navy reserves. Casket bearers were Shane Baugh, Butch Frazee, Brian and Derek Rhoden, and Cody and Logan Richardson. Visitation was from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris.

Additional Information & Online Condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com

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Visitation
Templeton Funeral Home in Paris
600 East Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
Thursday, April 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Service
Templeton Funeral Home in Paris
600 East Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
Thursday, April 19, 2018
1:00 PM

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