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Noel Wayne Hamilton, 66 of Springfield, courageously finished his race in the early hours of September 11th.

Noel began his successful lifetime career in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry. It was there that he met his brown-eyed Bostonian, Kimberley S. Nickerson. They married on September 18th, 1993. They went on to share three children: Jessica, Morgan, and Jackson.

Noel is survived by his wife, Kim Hamilton; daughter, Jessica Turner; daughter, Morgan Kahler and husband Stuart Kahler; son, Jackson Hamilton and wife Hannah Hamilton; mother, Betty Gale Hamilton; brother, Russell Hamilton; sisters, Patricia Anthony and Deniese Smith; beloved granddaughters, Carly, Cadence, Cleo, Camberlyn, and Cassidy; and cherished nieces and nephews, Becky, Kasey, Justin, Tiffany, Jeremy, Rynn, and Sydney. He is preceded in death by his father, Loyd Lee “Jack” Hamilton.

The memorial service will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home E. Seminole, Springfield, Missouri 65809 on Saturday, September 23rd at 3:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made in Noel’s name to the CLL Global Research Foundation, the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation, or the Lewy Body Dementia Association, reflecting his spirit of generosity and compassion.