Rufus Hamilton

Rufus Hamilton

December 30, 1937 ~ January 09, 2022 | 84

Rufus Hamilton

PRIVATE Funeral service for 84 Mr. Rufus Hamilton of Clarksville, TX who went to be with his Lord, January 9, 2022 at Clarksville Nursing Center, Clarksville, TX, will be January 15, 2022, at 11:00 am at Citizens Funeral Home Chapel, 500 E. Church Street, Clarksville, TX with Dr. L.E. Cole officiating. Interment will be in Thompson Townes Cemetery, Clarksville, TX
Condolences may be made at

Viewing will be Friday, January 14, 2022 from 4pm -6 pm at Citizens Funeral Home Chapel.

"Please wear a mask for safety."

Rufus Hamilton was born December 30, 1937 to Ruth and WC Hamilton in Clarksville, Texas. He accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Martin Shiloh Baptist Church. He attended Cheatham Schools in Clarksville, TX,

After attending Texas A&M University-Commerce, Rufus became a policeman for the City of Clarksville, Texas. He became the first African American policeman in Clarksville.

He truly enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved all.

He leaves to cherish his memories
Daughter: Barbara Jewel Hamilton
Sisters: Jeanette Lipscomb, Lena Ware, and Ineta (Currell) Beaty
Brother: Wallace Hamilton
A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.


Thompson Towne Cemetery, Clarksville, TX

355 Days until next birthday (12/30/2022 or 30/12/2022)
10 Days since previous birthday (12/30/2021 or 30/12/2021)
9 Day of the year passed on
356 Remaining days in the year
52 1/9/2022   (1 + 9 + 20 + 22)
84 Years lived
30691 Total days lived