September 29, 1940 - December 7, 2015
Walter Lee Hamby, Jr., age 75, of Cohutta, passed away Monday, December 7, 2015 at Hamilton Medical Center. Walter Lee Hamby “Coach” was known as a wonderful man, loving father, grandfather, teacher, mentor, hunting buddy, hard worker, avid outdoorsman, and coached sports for over 30 years. Coach was the real thing. His passion for life and his love for his family and friends were shown daily. If Coach said something, it was the truth and his belief. He leaves behind so many who loved and respected him. We know he is looking down on us all from heaven. God is a good God and, he has one more helper in heaven. Most importantly, Walter gave his heart to God on November 12, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter, Sr. & Minnie Hamby; 2 brothers, James and Jimmy Hamby. Survivors include his partner and caregiver, Melinda Ricketts; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Jan & Bert Aldamuy of Tampa, FL and Jada Butler of Chicago; sister & brothers-in-law, Geraldine & Clifford Willoughby of Daviston, AL; special friends, Carly Burchfield, Don Gray, and John “Bug” Haggerdy; grandchildren, Brandon & Elisa Aldamuy, Madeline, Thomas, Emilee, and John Butler. The funeral service will be held Friday, December 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Tatum officiating. Burial will be in Tallapoosa County Memory Gardens in Dadeville, AL. The family will receive friends at Julian Peeples Funeral Home on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 12:00 noon until the funeral hour at 4:00 pm. Visitation will also be held at Langley Funeral Home in Dadeville, Alabama on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 from 2:00 until 3:30 pm. Funeral Service will be in the Chapel of Langley Funeral Home at 3:30 pm with burial to follow in the Tallapoosa County Memory Gardens in Dadeville. Flowers will be accepted or contributions can be made to Melanoma Cancer Research Study. Julian Peeple Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton, is in charge of funeral arrangements. For more information, call 706-259-7455.
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