Larry Edgar Hamilton
03/13/1942 - 12/02/2019
Larry Edgar Hamilton, 77, passed away on December 2, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1-3pm at Spirit Ranch located at 701 Regis Street, Lubbock, Texas 79403.
Larry was born March 13, 1942 in Pasadena, Texas to the late J.E. and Louise Hamilton. He graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas in 1959. He enlisted in the United States Navy and was stationed in California where he the met the love of this life, Coleen Spera. They married on July 3, 1962 in Arlington, Texas.
Larry had several professions ranging from fireman to car salesman to an auctioneer. He was a jack of all trades, loved telling jokes, cooking and feeding everyone non-stop, and was an epic storyteller. In short, he was the life of every party. Most important to him was taking care of his family and friends in any and every way possible. He cherished his children, grandchildren, and great grandson. Larry loved life, lived a full life on his terms, and will be deeply missed by all that had the great fortune of knowing him.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 57 years, Coleen of Lubbock, two children, Lisa Williamson and David Stanford of Lubbock, Holly Freier and husband Jon of Prosper, Texas, grandchildren Rachel and Chelsea Williamson, Addison and Olivia Freier, and great grandson, Jude. Additional survivors are his brother and sister-in-law, Don and Margo Hamilton of Ralls, Texas, and sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Butch Pair of Shallowater, Texas, as well as numerous extended family members including nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family looks forward to celebrating Larry, telling some old stories, playing some great music, and having a drink or two to toast Larry for a life well-lived at Spirit Ranch on Saturday, December 7th.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars at www.vfw.org.