Thomas E. Hamilton, Jr.
Thomas E. Hamilton, Jr., 92, of Hilton Head, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Veterans’ Victory House in Walterboro, SC. He was born November 14, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA. In 1944, Tom enlisted in the Navy and served in the Pacific Theater.
He attended Kiski Preparatory School, Denison University, and completed business courses at the University of Virginia, the University of Michigan, and Wharton Business School.
His career began with Borden Dairy Company in 1952. In 1960, he joined OwensCorning Fiberglas, retiring in 1986. Upon retiring from OCF, he held a two-year position with A. C. Leadbetter until starting his own financial/insurance business in 1992, Hamilton Investment Associates.
He was an active member of St. Luke’s Church, serving as treasurer of the Vestry and various other committees.
He is survived by his wife of 43 yrs., Dale J. Hamilton, his brother, Richard S. Hamilton, sister, Suzanne H. Scruggs, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas E. Hamilton and Margaret Stewart Hamilton. Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Veterans’ Victory House, 2461 Sidneys Rd., Walterboro, SC 29488, or Memory Matters on Hilton Head Island. www.Keithfune ral.com.