Joan Hamilton of Bloomington, IN passed away 6/22/2020 at home surrounded by her family. She was born on 9/21/1933 in Owensburg, IN to Oscar and Christie (Hatfield) Boruff. Joan was the youngest of 6 children. She graduated High School from Oolitic, IN. Richard and Joan married on December 1, 1951, raising four children in Owensburg. After moving to Bloomington, Joan and Richard started Kirby Road Gun Shop which they owned and operated until their retirement.
Grateful for their Mother/Grandmother living to be 86 years old are her four surviving children: Alex (Martha) Hamilton of Bloomington; Scott Hamilton, Bloomington; Juli (Jon) Kirkpatrick, Wichita, KS; Suella McGaw, Bloomington.
Grandchildren: Angie (Derek Jarrad) Gentry; Celeste (Jeromy) Pearson; Andrea (Jeremy Martín) Hamilton; Jacquelene McGaw; Jarred McGaw; Lee (Jennifer) Smith; Joanna (Jon) Stringer.
Six great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband Richard Hamilton, parents Oscar and Christie Boruff, and siblings Katherine Swango, Malcolm, Maurice, Robert Boruff, and Patsy Foust.
Services are pending. Per Joan’s wishes, there will be a family graveside service with burial at the Owensburg Cemetery.