Donald "Don" Fay Hamlin
Donald “Don” Fay Hamlin, age 80, of Atlanta, Michigan passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014 at his home. He was born on December 14, 1933 in Alma, Michigan, the son of Joshua and Fae (Sharp) Hamlin. He was raised in the Vestaburg area and attended the Vestaburg School. He received is high school diploma from Montabella High School on June 3, 1974.
Don served his country by serving in the National Guards for eight years. He was employed with Hitachi Magnetic (and the previous owners) for over 30 years. His hobbies included watching TV, doing work search puzzles and collecting guns and pistols. Don especially loved spending time with his family.
Don is survived by his first wife, Onalee (Finch) and his second wife, Charlotte (Poulson); his children: Sherry (Jerry) Marvin of Atlanta; Steve (Michelle) Hamlin of Atlanta, Gary Hamlin of Atlanta and Donnie Hamlin of St. Saint Marie; eight grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Bonnie Hamlin of Vestaburg.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Joshua and Fae; a sister, Ruth Ann Hamlin and three brothers: John Butler and Frank and Francis Hamlin.
Per Donald’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family burial will take place in Richland Cemetery.
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