Sterling M. Hamilton
Sterling M. Hamilton
  • November 1, 1946 - September 11, 2017
  • Belleville, Illinois

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Sterling "Skip" M. Hamilton, Sr., 70 of Belleville, IL, born November 1, 1946 in Boston, MA, passed away September 11, 2017 in Shiloh IL.

Mr. Hamilton was a member of Eastview Baptist Church. He owned and operated Hamilton Electronics in Belleville for 38 years. He was an avid scuba diver and recognized for his role as a rescue diver. Skip loved bass fishing, CB's, and operating his ham radio.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sterling J. and Bertha, nee Merrill, Hamilton; and a brother-in-law, Landon Powers.

He is survived by his loving wife, Paula, nee Mefford, Hamilton; a son, Mickey (Tiffany) Hamilton, Jr.; a daughter, Christina (Jeff) Kohlmeier; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Wilken, Alyssa (Jordan Johnson) Hamilton, Kyle Kohlmeier, and Brittney Kohlmeier; a great-granddaughter, Reilly Johnson; a sister-in-law, Barb Powers; as well as nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.

Memorials are requested to the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.

Visitation: Friends may call from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 N. Illinois, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.

Funeral: Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens.