BOWLING GREEN, KY - Andrew Graff Hamilton III, a native of Edmonson County, KY and resident of Bowling Green for over 50 years, moved to Bowling Green in 1949.
Mr. Hamilton was the son of the late Andrew Graff Hamilton II and Pansy Bolton Hamilton. He was preceded in death by his parents and twin sons Charles Henry Hamilton and Lewis Millette Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton retired as Vice President of American National Bank & Trust Company and was previously employed as Manager of Kentucky Finance Co. and Superintendent of KY Houses of Reform 1946-1948 Greendale, KY. Mr. Hamilton graduated from Sunfish School and was a Veteran of WWII, Tech Sgt. with the 836th Engineers / Aviation battalion in the South Pacific. He attended WKU where he played basketball for Coach Diddle from 1939-1941 and then later graduated in 1952 after his commitments to WWII. Mr. Hamilton was a Member of First Christian Church (D.O.C.) where he was Past Chairman of the Board, Treasurer, & Elder Emeritus. He was a 60 plus year member of Reedyville Lodge # 438, KY Consumer Finance “Man of the Year” 1963, a 30 year member of Civitan Club & BG Elks Club. He served as first male President of Bowling Green
Girls Club, former member and past president of Warren County Historical Society & Landmark Assoc., Served over 30 years with Planning & Zoning Commission where he served as Chairman from 1987 - 1996, A Kentucky Colonel and Ducks Unlimited Member / Sponsor.
Survivors include Janet Omer Hamilton, wife of 69 years, Linda Hamilton McNevin, Daughter, sisters; Arieta Houchen of Leitchfield, KY. Norma Faye Webb of Leitchfield, KY., Ann H Mills, of Louisville, KY, grandchildren; Katherine L. Hart of Dry Ridge, KY., Kimberly J. Hart of Indialantic, FL, John H. Hart of Johannesburg, South Africa and great grandchildren; Sky R. Drawdy, Conrad H. Hart, and John M. Hart.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church in Bowling Green with visitation from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home.
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