Robert William Hamilton, 86, of Greenwood died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at Riverview Nursing Home in Greenwood. There will be a private service at a later date.

Mr. Hamilton was born Feb. 6, 1934, in North Conway, New Hampshire, to Carroll Eastman Hamilton and Ester Brackett Hamilton. He was a graduate of Kennett High School in North Conway, New Hampshire. He was of the Episcopal faith and served in the United States Air Force. He was a retired hotel manager and enjoyed jazz and classical music. He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and New England Patriots fan. He enjoyed golf and grew up skiing and attending Boston Pops concerts. He enjoyed traveling to Prince Edward Island in Canada. He loved flying with his wife of 60 years, Jane Gillespie Hamilton. He is preceded in death by his wife, grandson Eric Hamilton, and his parents.

He is survived by his daughter, Victoria Hamilton of Greenwood; sons Robert Norman Hamilton of Houston, Texas, and Steven Young Hamilton of Collierville, Tennessee; three brothers, Jon Hamilton of York, Maine, Dale Hamilton of North Conway, New Hampshire, and Dick Hamilton of Littleton, New Hampshire; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and four great-great- grandchildren.

Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

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