William L. "Bill" Hamilton

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 1951
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

WOOSTER – William L. “Bill” Hamilton, 70, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.

He was born January 17, 1951 in Wooster the son of William “Duke” and Barbara (Miller) Hamilton.  He married Patricia Ann Wade on November 28, 1969.  She preceded him in death on May 4, 2015.

Bill was a long-time truck driver, most recently with ADS.  He was also a skydiving instructor with Canton Airsports and then went to Aerohio.  Bill was an avid motorcyclist and  sponsored his grandchildren’s Motorcross teams known to everyone as, “Bad Grandpa”, and proudly supported all his grandchildren’s activities.  He loved to entertain poker and Texas Hold’em games at his house.

Surviving is a daughter Dawn (Neil) Topovski of Wooster; grandchildren Skyler, Anna, Landen and Avery Topovski; siblings Bob Hamilton of Unadilla, GA, Donald Hamilton of Holmesville and Sue Ann Heim of Dalton.

In addition to his wife, Patricia, he was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no calling hours or services.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebrasdhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691


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Bobby , Don & SueAnne ,
So saddened to hear of Billy’s passing. He was an awesome guy

So sorry to hear of Billy’s death. He was always the “Cool Older Cousin “ who lived life to the fullest. I have fond memories of visiting on Robinson Road, riding Chipper, and backing the car out of the driveway, way before I was old enough to drive!! My thoughts are with all of you. RIP Billy.

I am so sorry to see Bill's death in the obits. I knew Bill since highschool. My thought and prayers are with you.

So very sorry to hear about Bill always had a lot of fun with him prayers to everyone

So sorry to hear about Billy he's was always fun to be with prayers to all the family

I went to high school with Bill he was alot of fun a great guy. Prayers be with his family.

Bill was quite a guy. We shared an Industrial Arts class at Triway back in the day. We would see each other every so often and bring each other up to date when time allowed. He led an active and full life, just wish he could have stayed with all of us longer............

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