Emmett J. Hamilton, 85, of Hopedale, Ohio, died Wednesday May 23, 2012 in Gable Care Center, Hopedale. He was born October 18, 1926 in Buffalo, Ohio, son of the late William and Edna Cale Hamilton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley who died April 30, 2011, two brothers and one sister are also deceased, Charles Hamilton, Billy Hamilton and Ethel Newburn.

All services will be at the convenience of the family. Blackburn Funeral Home, Hopedale, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.

A full obituary will appear in the June 2, 2012 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.