Dateline: October 9, 2003


Robert Lee “Bobby” Hamilton, Jr., age 42, died Saturday, September 27, 2003, when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a car failing to yield the right of way at an intersection a couple of blocks from his Arlington, Texas, home.

Bobby was born June 25, 1961, in Amarillo to Willie and Bob Hamilton.  He attended school in Hedley.  On September 15, 1989, he married Lori Anderson.  He had worked for American Airlines several years.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sam and Cassie Owens of Hedley.

Memorial services were held September 29 in Arlington, and graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on September 30, 2003, at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley.

Survivors include his wife, Lori; two sons, Brandon and Casey of the home; two daughters Summer and Brooke of the home; his parents, Willie Owens Pigg of Fritch and Bob Hamilton of Bossier City, Louisiana; two sisters, Vickie Henry of Bossier City, Louisiana, and Kathy Hendrix of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; one brother, Steve of Amarillo; as well as nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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