Joseph “Joe” Horace Hamilton, Jr., age 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
He was born in Lafayette, LA and was the son of late Olivia (Taylor) and Joseph Horace Hamilton, Sr. Joe started his career in horse racing as a horse trainer in Louisiana and with this he traveled across the United States. For the last 20 years, Joe has worked at Delaware Park as a horse trainer and groomer. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and gardening. Bringing him the most joy was being with his family and friends.
He is survived by his companion of 20 years, Trina Talibah Muhammad; his children, Tasharoh Hamilton-Workman, Joseph Trumayne Hamilton, Chad Bruno, Candice Bruno, Angela Zeno, Andrea Thorn, Monique Jones, Josiah Hamilton and Luezine Olivia Hamilton; sibling, Trudy Alex, Edna Lee and Aaron Hamilton and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by a large extended family. Joe is preceded in death by his brother Roxy Hamilton; a brother in law, Sherman Alex; maternal grandparents, Edna and Joseph Taylor and paternal grandparents, Evelyn and Richard Hamilton.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 31, at 3pm, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808 (at Duncan Rd), where friends may call on the family after 2pm. Burial will be held privately.