Charles E. Hamilton, 82, of Somerville passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.

He was born December 19, 1933 in Vanderburgh County to Rollie & Velma (Memmer) Hamilton.

He worked at Whirlpool for many years. He also raised hogs, enjoyed feeding the squirrels and was an avid gardener. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports.

He is survived by his son, Charles E. Hamilton, Jr. of Somerville; daughters, Kimmie Perry of Francisco & Faye Greene of Princeton; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; brothers, John Hamilton of Evansville & Don Hamilton of Mt. Carmel, Illinois; twin sister, Mary Abbott of Oakland City; sisters, Margaret Ross of Francisco & Martha Short of Mt. Carmel, Illinois.

There will be no visitation or services at this time. Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City has been entrusted with the arrangements