Jeffrey L. Hamilton

December 6, 2021

Jeffrey L. Hamilton, 78, passed away peacefully, Monday, December 6, 2021 at home.  He was born August 18, 1943 in Clinton County to Francis Hamilton & Wilma (Hackerd) Hamilton Catron.

Jeffrey graduated from Frankfort High School in the class of 1961 and resided in Clinton County most of his life.  He was a long-time employee of Eli Lilly in Lafayette, retiring in 2001.  Jeffrey was a fan of the Purdue Boilermakers, L.A. Dodgers and the Indianapolis Colts. He was a member of the Jefferson Masonic Lodge.

Jeffrey has battled cancer for many years and his sister, Lisa, gave him all the excellent care and love he needed to be able to stay in his home until the end.  All family members greatly appreciate all her sacrifices and devotion to him.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Survived by:

2 Brothers: Michael (Vicki) Hamilton of Kokomo, Kevin (Carol) Hamilton of Lafayette, and Sister: Lisa (Chris) Castle of Frankfort. He is also survived by 8 nieces and nephews and 14 great-nieces and nephews. He was a very special uncle to Justin (Fanny) Rojas-Castle, Brian (Melanie) Castle, Lindsay (Chris) Castle Baire, Elizabeth (Tony) Castle Hobbs and Lesley (Josh) Hamilton Beck. He attended all their sporting events, birthday parties and was their “Disney Uncle”.


Leave your Condolences

14 Condolences for “Jeffrey L. Hamilton”

  1. Kim Humburg December 7, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    Our condolences, Kim and Kaye Humburg

  2. Tara Evans December 7, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your brother. He was such a beautiful person. Love you kiddo.

  3. MaryAnn Stockberger December 8, 2021 at 4:05 am

    RIP Jeff, we will miss seeing you walk around the Riley area. My sympathy to all his family.

  4. Jennifer Morland December 8, 2021 at 6:02 am

    Liz, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are so sorry for your great loss. Much Love,
    Brad & Jenn Morland

  5. Ron Best December 8, 2021 at 11:03 am

    So sorry of hearing of Jeff’s passing. He was always very kind to me.

  6. Jackie Metzger December 8, 2021 at 11:27 am

    Sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He was a classmate and we shared friendship with Roger and Becky Howe. Lisa, I believe you know my husband from working at FHS. Jackie and Joe Metzger

  7. Mike Monroe December 8, 2021 at 12:58 pm

    Greatest person I met over my 78 years. Such a giving person. RIP Jeff. Love you, Mike Monroe

  8. Barbara Baire Lawson December 8, 2021 at 1:56 pm

    So sorry for the loss of Jeff. He was such a caring person to all. My heart goes out to each of you.

  9. John Zarse December 8, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    Very good friend and co- worker at Eli Lilly in the Purification dept. RIP my friend

  10. Arlene Ornelas December 9, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    We were blessed to have known Jeff through our daughter and son-in-law , Brian & Melanie. He was such a kind and wonderful person. May he rest in Peace. We will miss seeing his friendly face when we visit Indiana. Our love and condolences to Lisa and the family.
    Ray, Arlene, Melinda & Stefanie
    Ornelas Family

  11. Roger & Becky Howe December 10, 2021 at 9:24 am

    Jeff has been a part of our family for years and a friend to Beck, Jeff, Chris and me. Jeff was such a good friend that we named our oldest son after him. Jeff was blessed to have a wonderful loving family, and he will be missed so much.

  12. Jerry Lamborn December 11, 2021 at 9:39 am

    A good friend and work partner and traveling companion. We would meet for lunch when we could. When he was able, he was up for a day trip, anywhere. Jeff rest in peace. It’s just a new trip.

  13. Jeanie and Gary Thompson December 11, 2021 at 9:53 am

    Kevin, Carol and Lesley so sorry to hear of your brother, brother in law and uncles passing. We send our condolences and will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayer.

    • Kevin And Carol Hamilton December 12, 2021 at 5:17 pm

      Thank you so much for the kind words. He will be missed. Hope you and your family are well. Kevin, Carol, and Lesley and Josh.

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