John R Hamilton, Jr.
1950 — 2023
John Ray Hamilton, Jr., 72, passed away at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo on Friday, January 6, 2023. He was born on April 23, 1950 in Phenix City, Alabama to the late John Ray Hamilton, Sr. and Twillie Honeycutt Hamilton. A life long resident of Monroe County, John Ray was a graduate of Hamilton High School class of 1968. He married Bernice McGarrh on January 29, 1971. John Ray worked himself up to the position of DCS Programmer at Westlake Chemical in Aberdeen. After 44 years, he retired in 2016 and worked for Irvin Electric in the same position he held while at Westlake. John Ray loved to bass fish and was a former president of Mississippi Bass Federation. He was also a...