Ronald W. “Bill” Hamilton

June 11, 2022

Ronald W. “Bill” Hamilton, 81, of Frankfort, died June 11, 2022 at I.U. Health Frankfort Hospital.  He was born January 20, 1941 in Marion, Ind., to Robert Edwin & Violet Ilene (Props) Hamilton.  He married Linda L. Vallance on June 6, 1963 in Long Beach, CA and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2013.

Bill was a Marion High School graduate and attended college at Ball State University.  A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served from October 1961 to February 1966.  He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  He was general manager of Smurfit-Stone Container Company for 31 years, retiring in August 2000.  Bill was a lifetime member of the Frankfort Jaycees, where he was past president, Elks & Moose Lodge, American Legion, former Frankfort Country Club, where he was past president and the Knights of Columbus.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 600 St. Mary’s Ave., Frankfort. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

Daughter: Tamara S. (Jay) Goodin of Lafayette, Granddaughter: Camryn M. (Fiancé Mikel) Goodin of Lafayette, Great-Granddaughter on the way, Sister: Jane (Bill) Harmon, Nieces: Kim (Eric) Linn and Candi (Doug) Moody, Nephew: Paul (Joey) Harmon, and several cousins and extended family & friends.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby.


Leave your Condolences

5 Condolences for “Ronald W. “Bill” Hamilton”

  1. Ron Kerby June 12, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Condolences to Tamara and family. Bill was a great guy always fun to be around and loved to have fun.
    Thoughts and prayers,
    Ron & Connie Kerby

  2. Jim Srode June 13, 2022 at 12:06 pm

    RIP Bill was always fun to be around – at the golf coarse or at the Moose Lodge where I got to know Bill. Sorry to the family, always wearing a smile.

  3. Jayne Urbach June 13, 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Rip Bill. You was always a fun kid. So sweet and a bit mischievous at times. I remember how you loved your dog Snowball. You are now with
    Bobby and your Mom and Dad. Out of pain and a big smile on your face.

  4. Jan Kersey June 14, 2022 at 6:28 am

    Tammi, So sad to read about your Dad’s passing. What a great guy he was and old neighbor on Glendale Dr. Sorry I cannot attend your calling as I’ll be gone on a vacation. Thinking of you and sending prayers your way. J kersey

  5. Dean Wolfe June 17, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    Prayers and condolences to Bill’s family. Never knew Bill to not laugh loudly and have a big smile. Such a treasure and delight to be around. Rest In Peace “Hammy “

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