FISK Graveside services for Alton Hamilton, 78, of Fisk will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Brown Ranch Cemetery with his nephews officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, at Stevens Funeral Home.

He died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Coleman County Medical Center.

He was born March 17, 1930, in Coleman County, a son of Elwood and Ruby McQueen Hamilton. He grew up in Fisk, attended school at Brown Ranch and graduated from Mozelle High School in 1946. During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army. Other than his military service, he has been a life-long resident of Coleman County. He was a rancher.

Survivors include two brothers, Mac Hamilton of Voss and Ronnie Hamilton of Fisk; three sisters, Audrey Whitfield of Denver City, Laverne Horn of Abilene, Joy Chenault of Ruston, La.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.