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Irvin L. Hamilton

Obituary for Irvin L. Hamilton

July 24, 1949 - January 3, 2019
Austin, Texas | Age 69

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Irvin L. Hamilton, beloved husband, father, and friend passed away unexpectedly January 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. Though far too brief, Irvin's selfless and genuine love impacted all he met.

Born on July 24, 1949 to Edward H Hamilton, Jr. and Margaret Hamilton in Abilene, Texas, Irvin graduated from Abilene High School in 1967. He participated in the Boy Scouts of America achieving both Eagle Scout and Order of the Arrow awards. While at Abilene High, Irvin participated in the AHS Eagle Band serving as Band Captain his senior year. Following high school graduation, Irvin attended McMurry University where he graduated with his B. S. degree in Chemistry. Irvin served as President of Chi Omicron Fraternity at McMurry. In 2001, Irvin earned his M.S. in Science and Technology Commercialization degree from the IC2 Institute, University of Texas.

Irvin married his high school sweetheart, Shirley Bull, on August 7, 1971, in Abilene, Texas. Newly married, they moved to Austin where they raised three wonderful children whom he adored.

Irvin established a commercial real estate business, Hamilton Properties, Inc. in 1973. He was active in commercial real estate until his death. He was a Past President of the Austin Commercial Real Estate Society, Former President and Cofounder of the Central Texas CCIM Chapter, Past Chairman of the Professional Standards Committee, Austin Board of Realtors, and Former President and Cofounder of the Commercial Division, Austin Board of Realtors. He also participated and served on the boards of Austin Aqua Festival and Austin Jaycees.

Irvin is survived by his wife Shirley, son Robert Hamilton, daughter and son-in-law Paige and Haris Hadziselimovic, son and daughter-in-law Ross and Hallie Hamilton, and his mother, Margaret Hamilton. He was blessed with three granddaughters and seven nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. Irvin was preceded in death by his father, Edward H Hamilton, Jr., his brother, Edward H. Hamilton III, and his sister, Judy Carol Hamilton.

A memorial service will be held at Tarrytown United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 with a reception following. A family visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Weed Corley Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N Lamar Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Special Olympics (https://www.specialolympics.org/get-involved/donate) or Tarrytown United Methodist Church, 2601 Exposition Blvd, Austin, TX 78703.

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  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Special Olympics (https://www.specialolympics.org/get-involved/donate) or Tarrytown United Methodist Church, 2601 Exposition Blvd, Austin, TX 78703.

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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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