Fred Lester Hamilton, 60 of Sheridan, WY, died Thursday, May 27, 2010 in Westview Health Care Center from complications of a stroke.
Fred was born January 4, 1950 in Wolfe Point, Montana to Red and Ilein (Schwartzrock) Hamilton Ulrich. He grew up between Havre and Chinook, Montana and graduated from Chinook High School.
After high school Fred worked on several ranches, drove school bus, did asbestos abatement, and worked construction in Montana, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming.
Fred moved to Sheridan, Wyoming in 2002 and worked in construction.
Fred loved to hunt and fish, but his true love was playing pool.
Mr. Hamilton was preceded in death by his parents.
Fred is survived by four sons, Fritz Secora, of Havre, Montana, Sgt. Rodney Hamilton, of Havre, Montana, who is currently stationed in Iraq, Kevin (Jessica) Hamilton, of Houston, Texas, and Kyle Hamilton, of Williston, North Dakota; two sisters, Debbie Royce, Great Falls, Montana, and Marlene Garlich, Lewiston, Montana; one brother, Wayne Bell, Vaughn, Montana; four grandchildren; his step-father, Albert Ulrich, of Chinook, Montana; numerous nieces and nephews; and a long-time extended family friend, Freda Bryson, of Chinook, Montana.
Celebration of Life for Fred will be 3:00 P. M. Saturday, June 5th, 2010 at the Rainbow Bar. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.