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1944 FORREST 2022


August 26, 1944 — December 19, 2022


Forrest K. Hamilton, 78, of Powhatan, went to be with the Lord Monday December 19, 2022. He is survived by his son, Ian Hamilton (Sarah); grandsons, Karter Shelton and Thomas Hamilton. Forrest was a U.S. Army Veteran, worked as a realtor, he owned Brandywine Construction Company and Olde Church Christmas Tree Farm. Upon retiring from Brandywine he focused all his attention to the Christmas tree farm. He enjoyed supporting Ian, with his love of motor cross, and a good cigar. The family will receive friends 2 pm to 4 pm Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Bennett and Barden Funeral Home in Powhatan. Interment will be private. Online condolences can be made at

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Saturday, January 14, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bennett and Barden Funeral Home and Cremation Services

3215 Anderson Hwy., Powhatan, VA 23139

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