Christopher ‘Chris’ Hamilton, 41, Austin: Sept. 2, 1978 – July 30, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas – Christopher “Chris” Hamilton, 41, of Austin, Texas, was born Sept. 2, 1978, in Topeka, Kan., to William C. and Jo Ann (Priebe) Hamilton. He passed away July 30, 2020.

He attended Lyndon, Kan., schools and graduated from Lyndon High School in 1997. He also graduated from Flint Hills Technical School in auto mechanics. He worked as an auto and diesel mechanic for many years in Topeka, Olathe, Overland Park, Kansas, and recently in Austin. He took pride in his work and enjoyed working on remodeling houses. He could do about anything he set his mind to and took pride in his work. He loved the great outdoors, boating at the lake, fishing, hiking and spending time with friends and family.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, Bill, and his grandparents, Bill and Audrey Priebe and Bob and Joy Hamilton.

Chris is survived by his mother, Jo Ann Hamilton, of Topeka; his brother, Mark (Megan) Hamilton, Lawrence, Kan.; niece, Jenna Hamilton, Osage City, Kan.; step-niece and nephew, Lauren and Dylan Anderson; and his dog, Bleu.

Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Vassar Cemetery, Vassar, Kan. Casual dress is requested by the family. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made payable to the Chris Hamilton Memorial Fund, to be designated later, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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