Brian S. Hamilton, 26, of Bethalto, passed away unexpectedly at 2:14 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015, at his home.
He was born May 30, 1988, in Alton, the son of Randy Hamilton and Misty M. (Cooper) Saviers.
Brian enjoyed fishing, playing magic cards and drawing. He loved chocolate and pancakes. Brian was a member of River of Life Family Church in Alton.
He is survived by and will be sadly missed by his mother and stepfather, Misty and Art Saviers of Bethalto, and his father, Randy (Jennifer) Hamilton of Cottage Hills; his siblings, Kenny Hamilton of Alton, Corey Hamilton of Bethalto, Kylie Hamilton of Bethalto, Blake Saviers of California, Domonique Saviers, Raquel Saviers and Quinn Saviers, all of Bethalto; his grandparents, Dorothy Whyers of Bethalto, D.M. Cooper of Bethalto, Terry (Barbara) Walker of Bethalto, Linda Combs of Florida and Dennis (Carol) Sieberg of Tennessee; his very special aunts and uncles, Mindy Cooper, Dawson (Stephanie) Cooper, Jamie Farmer (Denise Sparks), Pam (Odie) Bush and Gary (Pam) Hamilton; special cousins, McKinzie, Cassie, Jessica, Ciara, Starla, Shanna, Derrick, Bret, Madelaine, Bud and Brandy; special friends, Tina and Joey Nappier; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Kenneth Whyers and Shirley Cooper; great-grandmother, Geraldine Smith; and his godfather, Larry Carr.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the funeral home with Pastor Duane Vancil officiating.
Burial will follow at Short Cemetery in Cottage Hills.
Memorials may be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses or ROLFC Food Pantry.