William Allen Hamlin, Sr. ,60, of Pulaski and formerly of Narrows, departed this life Friday morning December 28, 2012 at the Salem Veterans Administration Medical Center in Salem. He was born in Pearisburg on December 10, 1952 and graduated from Narrows High School and completed one year of college. Before being disabled he was employed as a boiler mechanic and foreman for Morgan Linen Service. William was a veteran of the U S Army, Viet Nam Era. He was preceded in death by his daughter Hope H. Passineau and his beloved step-father Oliver E. (Couge) Fillinger.
He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Ruth Sarver Fillinger of Narrows; his devoted wife Judith Brown Hamlin of the home; his son and daughter-in-law William Allen Jr. and Tabatha Hamlin of East Nassau, NY; his daughters and son–in-law Melisa Hamlin of Troy, NY, Cardella Ruth and Gilbert Sutcliffe of Plymouth, NH, and Belinda Katherine Hamlin of Troy, NY; his brother Jimmy Fillinger of Narrows; his twelve grandchildren; his special sisters Carol Brown, Jelayne Brown, Jamie Banes; and his special brother David Brown.
At William’s request there will be no public funeral services or visitation time. The Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.