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Howard Timothy Hamrick

May 23, 1959 ~ December 13, 2020 (age 61)


KINGS MOUNTAIN - Howard Timothy Hamrick (Tim), 61, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, December 13th, 2020. He was born in Cleveland County to the late William Howard Hamrick and Fannie Elizabeth McNeeley Hamrick. He is also predeceased by his brother Joseph Samuel Hamrick and his two sisters, Gail Carpenter and Mildred Campbell.

Tim leaves behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 41 years, Lori Hamrick, his loving dog Cooper, and his sister, Dorothy Fitch (Harold); his special aunt Nancy Fitch; daughters Chrystle Hamrick, Brandy Champion (Bryan), and Ashley Ellis (Wes); grandchildren Dale Ellis (Izzy), Hunter Ellis, Chloe Champion, Alex Champion, and Bayleigh Ellis; his two brother-in-laws David and Johnny Walker; his special niece April Walker; special nephew Brandon Walker; and his Chocolate Sugar Moma Wondra Williams.


He worked as a mill worker/firefighter for most of his life at Doran Yarn, Oak Grove Fire Department, and most recent Waco Fire Department. He loved spending time with his family, fishing, being involved in the fire department and watching his grandson play baseball. He will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him. He will be in our hearts forever.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 1022 Oak Grove Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 with Josh Bridges officiating. Internment immediately following the service at Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, NC. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Waco Fire Department, 421 South Main Street, Waco, NC 28169.

Arrangements entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral and Cremation Service of Boiling Springs, NC.

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December 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Waco Fire Department
421 S Main Street
Waco, NC 28169

Funeral Service
December 17, 2020

1:00 PM
Oak Grove Baptist Church
1022 Oak Grove Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

December 17, 2020

2:00 PM
Cleveland Memorial Park
122 College Avenue
Boiling Springs, NC 28017

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