Richard Donald Hamilton, Charleston, entered into eternal rest on the morning of April 14, 2010, Richard Donald Hamilton, husband of Colleen O’Kelley Hamilton of Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Hamilton was born on July 18, 1931 in Ashtabula, Ohio, son of the late Robert Daigle and the late Charlotte Wangbichler Hamilton. Richard graduated from The Citadel where he received a BS Electrical Engineering degree and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired Electrical Engineer with Lockheed Martin and was a member of Church Creek Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife Colleen O’Kelley Hamilton of Charleston; his son, Richard D. Hamilton, II of Mountain Home, Arkansas. Richard is preceded in death by a son, Shad Gregory Hamilton. He is also survived by a sister, Shirley Hamilton Deeter of Pendleton, Oregon and many cousins. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Donald Hamilton are invited to attend his funeral services at the crypside in Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Friday, April 16, 2010, at eleven o’clock. Memorials may be made to Church Creek Presbyterian Church and/or Charleston Christian School at 2234 Plainview Road, Charleston, SC 29414. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at Visit our guestbook at

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