Winford “Larry” Hamilton, Sr. (66), of Orlando, FL passed away peacefully on July 31, 2020. Larry was born in Orlando, FL on December 21, 1953 to Millie Christine and Winford Lee Hamilton. He was an audacious person and spent most of his childhood playing with his 2 two brothers and close cousins. In his adult life, Larry was a well-respected painter in Central Florida. Most of his career was spent with Moore Painting of Orlando, FL and a lot of his work can be seen at several buildings in the Downtown Orlando area. In his personal life, Larry was a dad to his four children. Two daughters and two sons whom he loved very much. He was also a proud “Paw Paw” to 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Although he was divorced from his first wife of 21 years, they remained friends and he loved her very much. Larry was one of a kind and had a wild spirit! He will be missed so much by his children, grandchildren, family, and friends.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Millie and Winford. His grandparents Edith and Edgar Pynes and his daughter Lori Christine. We know he was welcomed with open arms by the people he loved and missed.
He is survived by his daughter, Brittany Shellem and her husband Ben of Mt. Dora, FL along with their three children; Rylan, Ellie Reese, & Lilliann Bres; His two sons, Richard Hamilton of Eustis, FL and Larry Jr. of Glendale, AZ along with his son, Jaiden Hamilton; Two brothers, Kenny Hamilton and his wife Kate of Ruskin, FL, Jimmy Hamilton of Register, GA.
The family would like to extend thanks to everyone who has shown support during this difficult time. A big thank you to all of the doctors, nurses, and staff that helped navigate us through the last couple of months as well.
Services for Larry will be private and at the discretion of his family.