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Loyd Dale Hamilton

August 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Friday, October 8, 1926
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 10:00am
East Greenwood Cemetery
Memorials may be made to: 
Lemley Cemetery Association or the Shriners Hospital
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Loyd Dale Hamilton, 87, of Weatherford, died Thursday, July 31, 2014 in a local nursing facility.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 in the East Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 at the funeral home. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hamilton was born Oct. 8, 1926 and was a resident of Weatherford most of his life. He was retired as owner of L&E Enterprises, former salesman for Hamilton Tires, a member of the Disciples of Christ Church, Masonic Lodge, Moslah Shrine, active in the DeMolay Program and he was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved children and helped many people get accepted to the Shriners Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evalyn Hamilton; father, Charles Hamilton; mother, Ether Hamilton; step-mother, Florene Hamilton; sister, Pauline Hamilton; and brothers, Gifford Hamilton, Elwood Hamilton and Marshall Hamilton.
He is survived by brothers, Billy Hamilton of Pottsboro and Gary Hamilton and wife Sherry of Bedford; sisters-in-law, Grace Hamilton Johnson of Abilene and Jo Sneed of Weatherford; niece and caregiver, Charlene McLeod and husband Maurice, of Abilene; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to the Lemley Cemetery Association or the Shriners Hospital.

Sports Calendar

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Freshmen 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Brewer. 7th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

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