Harry Marsh Hamilton



Harry Marsh Hamilton, 93, of Raleigh and formerly of Atkinson passed from his earthly life on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Wake Medical Center.

He was born November 15, 1923 in Marshville, NC, the son of the late James Baxter and Effie Greene Hamilton. Harry was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Mary Frances Phillips Hamilton; sister, Elizabeth Batson and brothers, Carroll Hamilton, Max Hamilton, and James B. Hamilton, Jr.

Harry is survived by his daughter, Margaret H. Williams and her husband, Paul of Charlotte; son, Harry Marsh Hamilton, Jr. of Raleigh; and granddaughters, Kate Williams of Tallassee, FL and Margot Williams of Denton, Texas.

During WW II Harry served his country honorable in the US Army. While Mary and Harry lived in Atkinson they were owners of H. M. Hamilton’s Grocery in the Rowan community, Ivanhoe, NC. In recent years, Harry was a member of Hudson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh.

Harry was a true Southern gentleman, quiet spoken and an astute businessman. Most important in his life was his family who he loved and cared for.

Following Harry’s wishes there will be no formal services.

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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw.