Patrick Dell Hamilton, beloved father and friend, died peacefully in his sleep at his Napa home, Saturday Oct 30th at the age of 70.
Pat was born on July 30, 1946 in Albany Ca and went home to his adoptive parents, Clarence and Adele Hamilton of Rodeo Ca. The family moved to Napa when Pat was 3 years old.
Pat joined the Army after High School. He served in Korea and Ft. Hood Texas. After returning home he joined the Napa City Fire Department as one of their youngest members. He served as a firefighter and Inspector before retiring after more than 30 years. Pat was also Reserve Captain for the Napa Police Department from 1972 to 1992.
Pat was preceded in death by his wife of 27 years, Sandy Hamilton. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Williams (Chris), son David Hamilton of Napa and step daughter Robin Buccellato. He is also survived by grandchildren Heather Guffey (Roman), Nicole Jennings, Brett and Mark Williams, James, Katrina and Karli Buccellato.
A memorial service and celebration of Pat’s life will be held on Saturday November 19th at Napa Horseman’s Association, 1200 Foster Road, Napa from 12 to 3pm.
Donations may be made to the Napa Firefighters Antique Fund – C/O Napa Fire Department.