Thursday, January 28th, 2010
Ryan E. Hamilton, 34, a former resident of Churubusco and more recently of Fort Wayne, was pronounced dead on arrival on Thursday morning, January 28, 2010, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne after being found unresponsive at his home.
Born in Bluffton on March 21, 1975, he was the son of Robert E. and Sandra J. (Lacoax) Hamilton. He moved with his family to Churubusco from Uniondale in 1985, and graduated from Carroll High School in 1994. For the past few years he had been employed by Anthony Wayne Services in Fort Wayne.
The surviving relatives include his father and step-mother Robert E. and Etta Hamilton of Churubusco; his brother Chad Hamilton of Fort Wayne; two step-sisters Paula (Scott) Hunsberger of Churubusco and Erica (George) Gebhart of Albion; two grandmothers Pat Lacoax of Fort Wayne and Jane Hamilton of Bluffton; six nieces and one nephew.
He was preceded in death by his mother Sandra J. (Lacoax) Hamilton on January 25, 1991.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. on Monday, February 1, 2010, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Paul Arnold, pastor of Columbia City United Methodist Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the mortuary on Sunday from 2 to 6 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Monday.
Interment will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc., 2869 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845.
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