Lawrence A. Hamilton


Lawrence Allen Hamilton, 63, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home in Independence, Missouri.  Services and military honors will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 31st at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, Missouri.


Larry was born on September 30, 1953 in Syracuse, Kansas, the son of William L. and Dolores D. (Creech) Hamilton.  He was a veteran of the US Navy and worked as an ordinance technician on an aircraft carrier, he also served on the USS Independence and achieved the rank of E5 Petty Officer.  Larry was a manager of a gas station and a former over the roar truck driver.  He liked hunting, fishing, and motorcycles, and was a Harley Davidson enthusiast.


Larry is survived by his mother, Dolores of the home; three sisters: Carla LaPee’ (Tim) of Independence, Penny Pratt (Randy) of Waynesville, MO, and Elizabeth Bech of Independence; one brother, Tom Hamilton of Independence; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.


He was preceded in death by his father, Bill, and one brother, Billy Hamilton.


Arrangements:  Royer’s New Salem Funeral Home, Independence MO   816-796-8600


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101 SE 15th St
Oak Grove, MO 64075
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Grain Valley, MO 64029
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Blue Springs, MO 64015
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1823 N Blue Mills Rd
Independence, MO 64058
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