Richard Lee Hamilton

Richard Lee “Sonny” Hamilton, 79, of Marietta, OH passed away Saturday June 15,2019, at his residence after a long illness. He was born in Moundsville, WV, a son of the late Sam and Mildred (Callahan) Hamilton.

Sonny was a United States Marine Veteran. He worked for Coastal Tank Lines in WV for many years before continuing his career hauling chemicals as an owner and operator until his retirement. He enjoyed driving trucks, cooking and socializing with many; he was a talker and loved to talk.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-one years Jan Hamilton; children Greg (Dorsann) Hamilton, Richard (Michelle) Hamilton, Brian T Hamilton, Kathy (Robert) Johnson, Deanna (Lloyd) Oliver; Step Children: Delonna L Fordyce,Bree (Demones) Jones, and Sonya (John) Harris. Richard has many grandchildren and great grandchildren that he enjoyed spending time with.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Betty Ann Burrus and Hazel Ruttencutter; and brothers Pete, Johnny, Gerald, and Tommy.

Per Richard’s request there will be no visitation or services. Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg is assisting the family with cremation arrangements.