Christopher “Chris” Hamilton
Sept. 2, 1978 – July 30, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas — Christopher “Chris” Hamilton, died July 30, 2020, in Austin, Texas. He was 41.
He was born Sept. 2, 1978, in Topeka, the son of William C. and Jo Ann (Priebe) Hamilton. He attended Lyndon Schools and graduated from Lyndon High School in 1997. He also graduated from Flint Hills Technical School in auto mechanics.
He worked as an auto/diesel mechanic for many years in Topeka, Olathe, Overland Park, and recently in Austin, Texas. He took pride in his work and enjoyed working on remodeling houses. He could do about anything he set his mind to and took pride in his work. He loved the great outdoors, boating at the lake, fishing, hiking and spending time with friends and family.
Chris was preceded in death by his father, Bill, and his grandparents, Bill and Audrey Priebe and Bob and Joy Hamilton.
Chris is survived by his mother, Jo Ann Hamilton, Topeka; a brother, Mark (Megan) Hamilton, Lawrence; a niece, Jenna Hamilton, Osage City; a step niece and nephew, Lauren and Dylan Anderson; and his dog, Bleu.
Graveside services will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Vassar Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon. Casual dress is requested by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chris Hamilton Memorial Fund, to be designated later, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.
Online condolences may be expressed at feltnerfuneralhome.com.