Lindon E. “Sonny” Hamrick Jr., age 74, of Clinton, TN, formerly of Johnson City, TN, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Golden Living Cente-Windwood in Clinton.
Lindon was a member of Skyland Heights Baptist Church in Johnson City, where he played the trombone and sang in the choir. Lindon loved music. He began playing the trombone in 5th grade and continued playing throughout college. For over 20 years Lindon played his trombone with the YMCA orchestra in Greeneville, TN. For 10 years he played with the Community Band in Greeneville & Johnson City.
Lindon also enjoyed sports and staying fit.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lindon Sr. and Audrey Hamrick; sister, Patsy Hamrick; special brother-in-law, Rondol Loy; and great nephew, Tony Williams; former wife, Judy Hamrick.
Lindon is survived by daughter, Becky Estep & husband, David; sons, Ben Hamrick & wife, Lisa, Lin Hamrick, Michael Hamrick & wife, Summer; sister, Peggy Loy; aunt, Polly Dickson; and former wife, Karen Hamrick Miller; grandchildren, Christopher Estep, Jonathan & Zachary Hamrick and Jonas Hamrick; special nieces and nephews, Jeff Loy & wife, Evelyn, Patti Williams & husband, Ronnie, Keith Loy & Polly, Tim Loy & wife, Cheryl; special great nieces and nephews, Blake & Tanner Loy, Rachel Robinson & husband, Mikie, Tiffany Price, husband, Casey, & children, Macey & Brayden, Ross Williams, wife, Ashlee, & daughter, Kylie, and Amy Williams & Stephan.
The family held a graveside service for Lindon on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton, TN, with Rev. Donald Page officiating.
Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN, was in charge of all arrangements.