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Hamilton M. Edwards

• Jun 12, 2019 at 2:45 PM

CLINTWOOD, VA - Hamilton M. Edwards, 74, of Clintwood, VA, passed away on Thursday, May 30th, 2019.

Though he was not homeless when he died, he had no family that was able to make his final arrangements.

In March 1966, Hamilton entered the Army and headed for Vietnam. There in the infantry, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Purple Heart.

We are calling upon everyone in the public who is able to attend to join us in our distinct honor to provide a full military burial for this unaccompanied United States Army Veteran on Friday, June 14th at 1:45 p.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery in Johnson City, TN (in the historical side). Military rites provided by American Legion Hammonds Honor Guard Post 3 Gate City 265, Vietnam Veteran's of America Chapter 979.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution to the HonorGuardNewVanProject.com may be made in his honor.

Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to serve, we never leave a Veteran behind.

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