Blake Ryan Hamilton, age 18 of Denver City, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 19 at Gunsight Baptist Church with Patrick Frishe and Sonny McCauley officiating. Interment will follow in the Post Oak Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 18 at Morehart Mortuary.
Blake Ryan Hamilton was born Dec. 12, 2002 in Abilene to parents Trey Hamilton and Tasha Hawley Hamilton. He was the middle of three sons, which meant he was not scared of anything.
Blake was such a good kid with a big heart. He loved spending time with his Dad working in the shop. Blake could take anything apart and put it back together. He loved cars and working on old vehicles. He also enjoyed cooking, writing and listening to music. Blake was a Boy Scout and enjoyed camping and being outdoors.
In October 2020, he graduated high school early from Seminole Success Center. Blake received a scholarship from the Chevrolet house in Denver City and was planning to attend South Plains College in August to become a mechanic. He had so much potential and a bright future ahead.
He was preceded in death by one grandmother, Priscilla Hamilton; great-grandparents, Glenna Lasater, Joyce and Bill Hamilton, Nancy Jo Boyd, B.J. Boyd, Cecil Hawley, and Armando Perez, Sr.
Blake is survived by his parents, Trey and Tasha Hamilton of Denver City; two brothers, Aaron Michael Blain Hamilton and Garrett David Hamilton of Denver City; paternal grandparents, Laura and Harold Bishop, Buddy Hamilton; maternal grandparents, Liquita and Armando Perez, Charles Hawley; great-grandparents, Bill Lasater, David Boyd, Susie Hawley, Sara Perez; aunts and uncles, Jennifer and Dustin Hopper, Jessica Bishop, Jason Bussell, Robert and Kayla Perez, Kolton Perez; cousins, Kylee, Connor, Jordan, Shaday, Jayla, Julie, Mia; and numerous great aunts and uncles and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehartmortuary.net. PD