Fred Hamilton, 78, of Benson, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at his home. Mr. Hamilton was born March 3, 1939, in Harnett County to the late William Layton and Maude Searcey Hamilton. He was also predeceased by his wife, Diane Hamilton.
Mr. Hamilton worked in construction as a carpenter and welder for over 25 years. He was a gifted musician playing several instruments. Mr. Hamilton was also a member of Mt. Carmel Church.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Carmel Church with the Revs. Johnny Peterson and Kevin Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Smithfield.
Survivors include a son, Mark Hamilton and wife Tracy of Tampa Bay, Fla.; one brother; seven sisters; grandchild, Shanon Hamilton; and great-grandchild, Jaykob Hull.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at 10 a.m. at Mt. Carmel Church in Dunn.
Arrangements by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home of Dunn.