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Clayton Hamlet, Sr., 86, of Lynchburg, departed this life Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at his residence.
Born October 10, 1931 in Amherst County, he was the son of the late James Hamlet, Sr. and the late Laura Smith Hamlet and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth H. Bowling and Janice H. Richardson. He was a retired electrician with Shaner's Industrial Electric Co.
Mr. Hamlet is survived by four children, Clayton Hamlet, Jr., Michael Hamlet, Evette H. Taylor, and Kim Hamlet, all of Lynchburg; three brothers, James Hamlet, Jr. of Lynchburg, Floyd Hamlet, New Jersey, and William Hamlet of Lynchburg; one sister, Fannie Hamlett of Norfolk; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Hamlet was also preceded in death by his devoted former wife, Bessie Hamlet.
In honoring Mr. Hamlet's wishes, he will be cremated.
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Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Park Avenue Chapel is serving the family.