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James Harris (Jimmy) Hamlin

July 7, 1961 January 2, 2019
James Harris (Jimmy) Hamlin
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Obituary for James Harris (Jimmy) Hamlin

James Harris Hamlin (Jim), 57, of Oxford, PA passed immediately into the arms of his Savior, the Lord Jesus on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at his home after an intense battle with prostate cancer.

He was the husband of Suzanne Shepherd Hamlin with whom he shared 34 years of marriage.

Born in Aurora, CO, he was the son of the late Frederick Joseph and Helen Gharrity Hamlin.

Jim was employed as a Senior Vice President of Eagle Energy Systems, Kennett Square, PA.

He was an active member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, Oxford where he served as Sunday School Superintendent, Chairman of Trustees, Elder, and Moderator of the Session. Jim also served on the Board of Bethany Christian School.

Jim (Hammer) was also a member of the Kennett Square Golf and Country Club from 2005 – 2016.

Jim had a passion for golf, loved spending time with family, traveled extensively, and enjoyed sports, reading, surf fishing and the beach.

He is survived by his wife; two children, Kathleen Gharrity Lefever (Eric) of Quarryville and William Shepherd Hamlin (Emily) of Oxford; two grandchildren, William Michael Lefever and Carson James Lefever; and five siblings, Catherine Hepp of Eustis, FL, Andrew Hamlin of Gaithersburg, MD, Robert Hamlin of Lakeland, FL, Carol Schmitt of Reston, VA and Mary Holden of Burke, VA.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 12, at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 2483 Baltimore Pike, Oxford, PA. Friends and family may visit at the Church on Friday from 6 – 8 pm and Saturday 10 - 11 am.

Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to Bethany Christian School, 1137 Shadyside Rd., Oxford, PA 19363.

Arrangements are being handled by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.
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11:00 AM 1/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethany Presbyterian Church

2483 Baltimore Pike
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

Visitation Friday, Jan. 11th from 6 - 8 pm and Saturday from 10 - 11 am

Bethany Presbyterian Church
2483 Baltimore Pike Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

Cemetery Details


Oxford Cemetery Final Resting Place

220 North Third Street
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

220 North Third Street Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bethany Christian School

1137 Shadyside Rd.
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

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