lucky you - your browser doesnt play annoying midis

09/15/08 - NNHS Newsletter - Lew Hamilton

Merriwether Lewis Hamilton
(d. 5 Sept 2008)

Newport News High School Class of February 1949

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

We have yet another sad, if somewhat belated, edition of the NNHS Newsletter this morning. 
  Lew Hamilton, Class of February 1949, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2008 in Bonita Springs, Florida. 

From Dale Parsons (June 1949) of VA - 09/14/08 - "Notice for Merriweather Lewis "Lew" Hamilton":

Lew was a February 1949 graduate of NNHS.

Please visit the Notice for Merriweather Lewis "Lew" Hamilton.

   Thank you, Dale; I did not recognize his name as "one of our own".

From the Daily Press - 09/07/08:          

        Merriweather Lewis 'Lew' Hamilton

  BONITA SPRINGS, FLA. - Merriweather Lewis 'Lew' Hamilton died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008.
He was a long-time resident of Newport News, Va.

Mr. Hamilton was a Golf Professional. He was an Air Force Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Hamilton; son, Jeff Hamilton and his wife, Sheri; daughter, Shannon McCloud and her husband, Matthew; sister, Margaret Wilson; and brother, John Scott Hamilton.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Peninsula Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Peninsula Funeral Home, Newport News, is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in the Daily Press on 9/7/2007.
Guest Book


Monday, September 08, 2008

Celebrating a life well lived. I will always cherish knowing and being a friend of Lew's.
William Zevgolis, Prince George, Virginia


   Our sincerest condolences are extended to the Hamilton family and their friends.

   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
219 Four Ply Lane
Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305

Just As I Am

Words by Charlotte Elliott, 1835
Music by William B. Bradbury, 1849

Just as I am, without one plea,
But that Thy blood was shed for me,
And that Thou bidst me come to Thee,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

Just as I am, and waiting not
To rid my soul of one dark blot,
To Thee whose blood can cleanse each spot,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

Just as I am, though tossed about
With many a conflict, many a doubt,
Fightings and fears within, without,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

Just as I am, poor, wretched, blind;
Sight, riches, healing of the mind,
Yea, all I need in Thee to find,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

Just as I am, Thou wilt receive,
Wilt welcome, pardon, cleanse, relieve;
Because Thy promise I believe,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

Just as I am, Thy love unknown
Hath broken every barrier down;
Now, to be Thine, yea, Thine alone,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come.

Just as I am, of that free love
The breadth, length, depth, and height to prove,
Here for a season, then above,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come!

"Just As I Am" midi and lyrics courtesy of - 03/04/07

Animated United States Air Force Flag clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 08/12/04

Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of 03/15/05

Back to NNHS Newsletters - 2008

Return to NNHS Class of 1965