Thomas Matthew “Matt” Hamilton, 45, of Strasburg, Virginia went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in the Winchester Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 2, at 1:00 p.m. at Hope Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Hayes and Pastor Donnie Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow in the Bennett’s Chapel Cemetery in Warren County.
Matt was born on October 2, 1973, in Wise, Virginia, son of Donald R. Hamilton, Sr. and Jamel Salyer Hamilton of Clintwood. He worked for many years as a transport driver for Pilot Flying J and was a member of the Hope Free Will Baptist Church. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Surviving with his parents are his loving and devoted wife of 24 years Dana Elliott Hamilton; one son Dustin Blake Hamilton and fiancé Kaitlyn Smith of Front Royal; one daughter Ashlyn Danielle Hamilton and companion Dylan Lake of Strasburg; two brothers Pastor Donnie Hamilton and wife Diane of Clintwood and Stevie Hamilton of Clintwood; two sisters Pam Quesenberry and husband Dwayne of Dublin, Virginia and Leah Frazier and husband Timothy of Gallatin, Tennessee; three grandchildren whom he adored Kylie Paige Hamilton, Levi Bailey, and Bentley Austin Lake; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Jason Lake, Allen King, Chuck Yost, George Kerns, Gary Sullivan, Josh Hamilton, Mitchell Stanley, Tyler Hamilton, and Jerry Brown.
Honorary pallbearers will be George Cline, Mike Baker, Tim Frazier, Rob Ballentine, Chip Woodard, and Gerald Elliott.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 2 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the church.