A photo of Rev. Hamilton at the public event he organized in the Loveland area last July. Despite his failing health, he gathered community leaders and officials from all around the Cincinnati area. Hamilton’s “Loveland Movement” was subtitled – Love always seems to find a way to help.

Rev. Allison Jonathan “A.J.” Hamilton of Loveland, Ohio

Rev. Hamilton received the Superintendent’s Award from Dr. Amy Crouse in November of last year. [Rev. A.J. Hamilton will receive Superintendent’s Award on November 28]

Loving husband of 61 years to Nancy Ann (nee Lewis) Hamilton.

Beloved father of Dorothy (Morris) Scott, Pamela (Richard) Crutcher, Stewart “Bo” Hamilton, Connie Hamilton and Faith Hamilton. Proud grandfather of Leslie Hamilton, Constance Bowen, Kyle Hamilton, Allyson (Travis) Winston, Deidre (Byron) Barnes, Richard Crutcher II., Victoria (Michael) Brown, Megan Hamilton, Dana Jenkins and Leigh Jenkins. Great grandfather of Myah, Jayden, Anya, Madison and Noah. Dear brother of Rev. Ralph Hamilton,, Earl Hamilton, Lawrence Hamilton Sr., Donald Hamilton, Ann Osborne and Ethel Norman Combs.

A.J. was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Ann; his parents Alvin and Esther; three brothers, Earl, Lawrence, and Donald; and two sisters, Ann and Ethel.

A.J. read Bible scriptures daily, loved to golf, bake and cook, fish, play football and card games, and was a community activist. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in November 1952.

A Loveland High School yearbook photo of Allison “A.J.” Hamilton (1947 or 1948)

A.J. departed on February 10, 2018 at the age of 87. He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his brother, five children, ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.

Family and friends will be received from 9-11 AM on Saturday, February 17 at Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, 129 N Riverside Ave, Loveland, OH 45140, where services will be held at 11 AM.

Family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society, Address: PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK US 73123-1718.

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