Gregory V. Hamilton, 62, a huge proponent for veteran’s rights, will be missed in the Silver Spring community. After complications from cancer, Hamilton passed away Saturday, March 10 at home, according to Bill Gray, Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs.
“We have lost a strong advocate for our veterans, and a good friend,” Gray said.
Hamilton was a member of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 641 in Montgomery County and a member of the County's Commission on Veterans Affairs. He also played an instrumental role in getting legislators in Maryland to designate the day after Thanksgiving Native American Heritage Day.
The community can pay their respects at the viewing on Thursday, March 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home located at 11800 New Hampshire Ave.
The funeral service will also take place at Hine-Rinaldi Funeral Home. It is tentatively set for Friday, March 16 at 11 a.m.