Posted on Oct 30, 2013 - 01:12 PM

Barry Keith Hamlin, 57, passed away quietly at his home in Gloucester on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

He was born in Greenville, S.C., and had served in the U.S. Coast Guard, and was a member of Newington Baptist Church. He retired from Sanders Nursing Home in 2003 as administrator of assisted living. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his stories, and practical jokes.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne Hamlin; daughter, Amanda Adams and her husband Douglas Leon; his parents, Curtis and Claris Brackens Hamlin of Easley, S.C.; his sister, Phyllis Hamlin Peterson and her husband Gary of Orangeburg, S.C., and his grandchildren, John, Beau, Eliana, Violet, and Deacon.

The family received friends at Newington Baptist Church from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, with services starting at 2 o’clock. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Men’s Ministry of Newington Baptist Church, 6169 Main St., Gloucester, Va. 23061.

Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester, Va., was in charge of arrangements.