Ralph Hamilton, 70, of Higginsville, died April 18, 2021, at his home.

He was born December 7, 1950 in Creston, IA to Richard and Betty (Johnson) Hamilton.

Ralph was an Army veteran, serving 4 years in the 1970’s. He spent some time in Korea. 
He married Janet Vermillion on May 31, 1979 at the Central Christian Church in Higginsville.

Ralph had his CDL and drove over-the-road for Waller Trucking. He loved fishing and dreamed of doing woodworking, if he only had the time.

He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Diane Moore and Susan Doreen Parks.

He is survived by:  
Wife:     Janet 
Sons:    Russell Vermillion    of Higginsville
            Tyler Hamilton         of Higginsville 

2 Grandchildren:Alexander Vermillion   of Odessa
                         Lizzie Vermillion        of Higginsville
3 Great Grandchildren:Jackson, Aaliyah, Robert, Jr. 

Private family services will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Veterans Clinic, 702 E. Young, Warrensburg, MO 64093

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home