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Jeremy Brian HamiltonSeptember 15, 1973 ~ December 29, 2016 (age 43)
Jeremy Brian Hamilton, a lifelong resident of Henryetta, passed from this life on Thursday, December 29, 2016 in Tulsa at the age of 43. Jeremy was born on September 15, 1973 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to Ronald Hamilton and Deborah Parker. Jeremy grew up in Henryetta, attending Henryetta Public Schools, and graduated from Henryetta High School with the Class of 1992. He also enjoyed his high school years playing football for the Henryetta Knights. Following high school, Jeremy attended college briefly at Okmulgee Tech. Shortly thereafter, Jeremy went to work in the pipeline business.
Jeremy was employed by Janx Integrity Group as a pipeline radiographer inspector. He loved the work he did and the many friendships he made with colleagues and the people he came into contact with through his job travels. Jeremy was a longtime member of the IUOE Local 112 union and a longtime member of the Immanuel Baptist Church of Henryetta. He loved to target shoot with his collection of firearms, loved watching football, and eating out with friends and family. Jeremy loved to help people, and some might say he was generous to a fault. The only thing bigger than his heart was the smile he would greet you with anytime you saw him. He was a loving son, brother, and uncle and hundreds of people are proud to have called him "friend".
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jenkins "Jenks" and Betty Hamilton; an uncle, Mike Hamilton; a maternal aunt, Shari Carley; and grandfathers, Bill Parker and Bobby Powell; as well as step-father, Mike Kidwell.
Jeremy is survived by his father, Ronald Hamilton and wife Teresa of Henryetta; his mother, Debbie (Parker) Whatley-Kidwell; a sister, Haley Fanning and husband Zach of Checotah; a brother, Kevin Green and wife Cathy of Henryetta; grandmother, Lena Powell of Henryetta; sister, Cassie Whatley-Weaver and husband Anthony of Nixa, MO; brother, Nick Whatley of San Antonio, TX; brother, Stephen Whatley of Springfield, MO; sister, Bonnie Hackler and husband Jeff of Tulsa; 4 nieces, Phoenix Weaver, Cate Hackler, Lilly Hackler, and Courtney Green; 4 nephews, Spencer Hamilton, Gavin Weaver, Nixon Whatley, and Colton Green; a grandmother, Dorothy Robnett of Henryetta; uncle, Terry Parker and wife Elaine of Henryetta; and aunt, Connie Lane and husband Joe of Henryetta; a very special friend, Shanna Kinslow and her sons, Seth Kinslow and Tylor Kinslow; by numerous cousins, other extended family and many good friends.
Viewing for Jeremy will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at Integrity Funeral Service.
A funeral service for Jeremy will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 2:00pm at The First Baptist Church of Dewar with Rev. Brett Wheeler and Rev. Darin Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Westlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Erick Sisson, Dustin Osmond, Brad Spurlock, Cory Pitts, Heath Carley, Josh Delso, Brian Martin, Kevin Williamson, and Greg Powell. Honorary bearers will be Aaron Carley, Brian Henderson, Mackey Lambert, Richard Willouby, Mark Dover, Johnny Brown, Damian Lund, Dave Klutz, Jerrod Brown, Nicholas Whatley, Stephen Whatley, Tom Harkins, and members of IUOE Local 112 union.
The family has designated the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or the Prayers for Nathan George Fund in Henryetta, OK as appropriate for memorial contributions.