Bishop Hamilton

Bishop Luke Hamilton, 88, of East Ridge, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born Sept. 7, 1925 in Glen Alice, Tenn., to the late Edwin Frank and Ellen Cooper Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton was a member and deacon at Second Baptist Church of Chattanooga, and was retired after many years of service from Graphics Unlimited. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during World War II. His brothers, Raymon and Otis Hamilton preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty Hamilton; and son, James Hamilton, of Ooltewah. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the East Chapel with Rev. Spencer Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors. Please share your thoughts and memories at The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today and from 12:301:30 p.m. Friday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S.Moore Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412.

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