Barry Russell Hamilton, 53, of Newberry, died October 4, 2015, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on December 10, 1961 in Newberry, he was a son of Robert Hamilton and the late Ruth Sumner Hamilton. He was an employee of the Town of Whitmire Commission of Public Works.

Mr. Hamilton is survived by his wife, Jackie Brown Hamilton; his father, Robert Hamilton of Newberry; a daughter, Julie (Jon) Lawing of Newberry; a grandson, Brady Hamilton Black. He was predeceased by a sister, Joanne Nichols and a brother, Ricky Hamilton.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home by the Rev. Doug Ferqueron. Burial will follow in Rosemont Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Old Time Baptist Church, 2422 Highway 560, Kinards, SC 29355.

Active pallbearers will be Robbie Hamilton, Richard Hamilton, Cecil Henson, Bill Wicker, Larry Thomas and Theory Maybin.

A note of condolence may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.


#40 Victoria Dill 2015-10-21 19:17
Jackie & julie, I'm so sorry for the loss ya'll are in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his arms around ya'll and comfort ya'll. Wished I could comfort ya'll but I love ya'll stay strong.
#39 Annette Bledsoe 2015-10-10 21:29
We are sorry for your loss. Barry was a great person, always kind to everyone. God bless you.
#38 Polly Williams Turne 2015-10-07 09:03
Robert,Jackie,J ulie , we were saddened to hear of Barry passing away. You have had more than your share of tragedy over the pass months. So very sorry for another loss of a loved one in your family.You are in my thoughts and prayers. Cherish the memories you have of Barry.
#37 Sylvia Whitener 2015-10-06 21:51
Jackie, sorry to hear about Barry, He will be miss here in Whitmire. My prayer are with you and your family.
#36 Debra Prather 2015-10-06 21:14
Sorry to hear about Barry's passing . Keeping the family and friends in my thoughts and prayers.
#35 Angie Williams Kirk 2015-10-06 20:27
Robert , Jackie and family My heart hurts For you .I am so sorry for the heart break you are having .I will pray for you during this most difficult time. Much love to all.
#34 Gene Whelchel 2015-10-06 18:04
Barry will be truly missed.Town of whitmire
#33 ginger weir 2015-10-06 16:29
Jackie, god only gives us what he thinks we can handle, but you have had your share. My heart breaks for you and Julie bu t god will take care of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Love Ginger
#32 Cassie J.Fowler 2015-10-06 13:39
Jackie-I am so sad to hear the news of Barry's passing. He was dedicated to the town and to the work that he enjoyed doing.We appreciate his many years of service and friendship with our staff. My thoughts and prayers go out to you,your family.
Cassie J. Fowler
#31 Jessica Felker 2015-10-06 13:01
Jackie, I am sorry for your loss. Jessica Felker
#30 Veronica Wilson Rabb 2015-10-06 10:57
Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Our prayers are for God to continue to strengthen and sustain you.
Gods blessings upon you,
Veronica Wilson Rabb
and The Newberry High School Class of 1981
#29 Ellen Mack 2015-10-06 09:10
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
#28 Lorraine Stockman 2015-10-06 09:05
Jackie,just wanted you to know you and your family are in my prayers. May God keep you close at this time.Lorraine
#27 Carla Ammons 2015-10-05 21:08
Jackie I am praying for you and your family. May God be with you doing this hard time.
#26 Kenny&DebbieHamilton 2015-10-05 20:45
Kenny and I are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in ours prayers.We love you!
#25 Sheryl Burgess 2015-10-05 20:22
Jackie it has been a long time but I wanted to tell you I am so sorry for your loss. The class of 1981 certainly sends our condolences. Kemper was upset when I told him, he has a lot of good memories....God bless you and your family.
Sheryl Burgess
#24 Tony, edith,Tyler ne 2015-10-05 19:38
Praying for you and family.
#23 Audrey Byrd 2015-10-05 18:17
Jackie and family My deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one will be praying for you.
#22 Tommy Davis 2015-10-05 18:05
Mr Robert and family, So sorry for your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers. May GOD bless and comfort you and your family through the the days to come God bless you. Tommy and Tommy Davis
#21 Christi Epps 2015-10-05 16:58
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Much love to you all...Christi Harmon Epps
#20 Renethia Grines Cole 2015-10-05 14:36
Jackie, Jon, Mr. Robert and Brady I am so sorry for you loss. I will be lifting you in prayer. May GOD continue to comfort you in this season. Renethia Grines-Coleman Class of NHS 1981
#19 carrie sexton 2015-10-05 13:53
Jackie, I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers! We love you all. Love- Carrie
#18 Billy & Edith Morris 2015-10-05 13:25
Robert & family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Billy has often said that Barry was one of the best track hoe operators that he has ever seen. He always enjoyed working with him when they were both at Chappells Contruction. May the good memories that you have carry you through your grief.
Billy & Edith Morris
#17 Mary Helen Stuhr 2015-10-05 13:20
Jackie and Mr. Robert,
Words can not express my sympathy for your losses. May your memories comfort you throughout this heartbreaking time. Your family has suffered too much loss in such a short time.
God Bless you always,
Mary Helen
#16 Martha Koon 2015-10-05 13:14
Jackie, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers. May the Lord comfort you all during this time.
#15 Whitmire Water Plant 2015-10-05 12:50
Jackie and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Barry was not just a coworker, but a dear friend to all of us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
God bless.
Synthia, Karen, & Jimmy
#14 Allison Stribble 2015-10-05 12:24
Jackie we are all praying for you. Can't imagine what you are going through. Please know that BSE is sending up special prayers that God will give you strength, comfort, and peace during this tragic time. We love you!
#13 Synthia Sinclair 2015-10-05 12:06
I was so sorry to hear this. Barry was such a good friend to all of us at the water plant. He will be missed so much. Keeping all of you in my prayers.
#12 Donna Mack Summer 2015-10-05 10:54
Jackie. I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Barry,but I know you and your love for him. My prayers will be with you and your family at this time.
#11 donnie devore 2015-10-05 10:27
jackie sorry to hear about barry, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. my god comfort you during your grief.
#10 Brenda Wiley 2015-10-05 10:02
Jackie and family, I am so sorry to hear about Barry, my prayers and thoughts are with you. Love Brenda
#9 Carla Taylor 2015-10-05 09:57
Praying for your family Jackie. We are all going to miss Barry. If we can do anything, please let us know.
#8 Peggy Hueble 2015-10-05 07:59
Jackie, I am so sorry to hear about Barry. My prayers are with you and your family. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you.
#7 Mary Jo L Piester 2015-10-05 07:24
To all the Family of Barry Hamilton, we are truly sorry for your loss. May the Lord give you all strength, courage, peace, and grace during this most difficult time today and the days ahead. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless ~ William & Mary Jo L Piester, Jason Brooks,Zackery, Jayden,& Xander DeLoach, & Billie L Lominick
#6 Annette Piester 2015-10-05 03:10
Jackie ,,,,, I'm sooo sorry for ur loss I got you & Family in my prayers! !!!!!! May God Bless you through tthis different days a head !!!!!! Love Y'all !!!!!!
#5 Robbie Crumpton 2015-10-04 23:48
Jackie so sorry for your heart aches for you ! If there is anything you need please let me know you always . May God be with you and your family ..will be praying for y'all
#4 Darlene Foster 2015-10-04 21:58
Sorry to hear about Barry. Call us if you need anything. Love you Darlene & Clifford
#3 Tammy Harmon 2015-10-04 21:45
I am so sorry to hear this. Your family has suffered so much loss recently, I can't imagine the grief you are feeling. Praying for strength and comfort in the days ahead.
#2 FRANCES HOWARD 2015-10-04 21:39
Sorry to hear about Barry, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,may God bless you and comfort you.
#1 Anita O. Kinard 2015-10-04 20:00
Jackie, my heart is breaking for you my friend! I was so sorry to hear this! Keeping you all in thought and prayer! May GOD bless and comfort you like never before! I'm here if you need me! Anita

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