Lloyd Hamilton III
McCOMB — Services Lloyd “Chip” Rembert Hamilton III, 46, of McComb, who died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at his residence, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Navilla Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Romack officiating.
Burial will follow at Navilla Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Jones Family Funeral Services.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church and from 1 p.m. until service time on Monday.
Mr. Hamilton was born July 17, 1964, in McComb, the son of Lloyd Rembert Hamilton Jr. and Carolyn Welch Hamilton.
He was raised in the Friendship community, east of McComb and educated in the North Pike County School System. He enjoyed fishing and hunting on the Bogue Chitto River where he lived all of his childhood. He loved fishing with his wife and friends on the Mississippi River and especially loved competitive bass fishing against a special friend, Eddie Schultz. They called many men and women friends who fished with them at their special place on the river in Vidalia. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served right after high school. Chip was employed by C&N Railroad operated by Illinois Central Railroad for many years.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lloyd Rembert Hamilton Sr., Grace Myers Hamilton, Bertram Royce Welch and Thelma Irene Welch.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Debbie Hamilton; his parents; one sister, Mary Lawanna Van Norman; two brothers, Lamar Hamilton and wife, Sherrie, and Chris Hamilton and wife, Gayle; nine nieces and nephews, Amanda Berry, Bob Berry, Veronica Johnson, Jennifer Hamilton, Timothy Hamilton, Christopher Hamilton, Matt Hamilton, Nichole Hamilton and Trey Manus; and his much love adopted grandson, Jordan Aaron Rome.