Dalton L. 'Dick' Hamilton

Dalton L. "Dick" Hamilton

Jan 31, 1930 - Aug 22, 2014
Dalton “Dick” Hamilton, 84, of Hudson, went to be with his Lord and Savior in the early morning of Friday, August 22, 2014. There will be a graveside service with Military Honors at the Hudson Town Cemetery on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Pastor Paul Morrison will officiate. A breakfast will follow the service at the Svilar Park in Hudson.

Dalton Lewis Hamilton was born on January 31, 1930 in Rock Springs, WY to Robert Lewis and Jane Abbigale (Megeath) Hamilton. He was one of four children. The family ranched near Fort Washakie. He attended a one room school at the Old Wind River School in Fort Washakie. He graduated high school from Fremont County Vocational High School and attended the University of Wyoming, studying engineering. He was a lifelong resident of Fremont County.

He was a member of the Hudson Community Church where he was a board member.

He served his country with the Army in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged.

On February 21, 1953, in Burien, WA, he married his wife of 61 years, Carolyn Stober. Together they raised three children, Chris, Dale, and Susan, on the family ranch.

His ranch was first and foremost his main “job”, which he loved, he also worked in the oilfield, for Gilpatrick Construction, and was a sales representative for Moorman’s Feed.

His family said he loved to fish, family outings, pack trips, and anything outdoors. He loved to be around family and have family gatherings. He also raised and showed dogs with his wife, Carolyn.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of the family ranch near Hudson; his sons, Chris and his partner, Margery of rural Lander and Dale and his wife, Amy, of the family ranch near Hudson; his daughter, Susan and her husband, Michell LeClair of Boulder Flats; his grandchildren, Jaime and husband, Michael Wojciechowski of Lake Tahoe, CA, Chelcie and husband, Conrad Kaluzny of Ft. Jackson, SC, Heather Hamilton of Lake Tahoe, CA, Brady and his wife Brandi Hamilton of Hudson, Jared and his wife Jenny Hamilton of Hudson, Lance and his wife Cori Hamilton of Hudson, Hirchell LeClair of Boulder Flats; his great grandchildren, Brennan Wojciechowski, Matthew and Ryanne Kaluzny, Lillyan and Kaleb Hamilton, Cadence Hamilton, and Samantha and Braxton Hamilton; his brothers, Bill and his wife Duveene Hamilton; and his sisters, Loy Aho, Roberta and her husband Dale and Ethelyn and her husband, Burt St. John.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lewis and Abbigale (Megeath) Hamilton

Memorials may be made to the Help for Health Bus in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.