Originally published Monday, October 8, 2018 at 09:15p.m.

William Hamilton was born in Dearborn, Michigan, and died in Prescott, Arizona, on Oct. 5, 2018. A private cremation will be held at Bradshaw chapel in Prescott Valley. Arrangements entrusted to Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Homes and Crematory. Please visit www.ruffnerwakelin.com to sign the online guestbook and share a memory with the family.