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Marlin Neil Hamilton

• Jan 16, 2020 at 9:58 AM

KINGSPORT - Marlin Neil Hamilton, age 76, of Kingsport, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Johnson City Medical Center.

He was a member of Fordtown Baptist Church and Fordtown Ruritan Club. Marlin worked at Tennessee Eastman until his retirement in 1998. He loved camping, riding his tractor, going to Dollywood, and all types of sports. Marlin was a loving husband, dad, step-dad, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Hamliton and Hattie Hamliton; brother, Clevie Hamilton; grandsons, Warren Boone and Richard Chase Oaks.

Marlin is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Joyce K Hamliton; daughters, Marcy Gillenwater and husband Michael, Marla Hamilton; step daughter, Bobbi Oaks and husband Todd; step son, Roger Sutherland and wife Sherry; grandchildren, Morgan Harris and husband Dylan, Mason Gillenwater and fiance Abby Orr, Camaron Hamilton, Bailey Qualls and husband Perry, Seth Oaks, Elijah Sutherland and Maddie Sutherland; great grandchildren, Wyatt Qualls, Evellyn Gillenwater and expecting two additional great grandchildren in 2020; brothers, Freddie Hamilton and wife, Jean, Charles Hamilton and wife Ned, Bill Hamilton and wife Nancy; sister, Patsy Miller and husband Ernie; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 am till -1:00 pm at Fordtown Baptist Church in Kingsport. The funeral will follow at 1:00 pm with Pastor Keith Smith officiating. The graveside will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be sent at www.christiansells.com.