Condolences from the KFA

Retired Asst. Chief Roger Hamilton

Roger Hamilton, 64, of Covington, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Roger was a retired assistant fire chief for Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport Fire Department, an Air Force veteran, KY Colonel, certified Master Firefighter, life member of N. KY Firefighter's Association and board member of C. & O. Credit Union. His many hobbies included; golf, his 64 ½ Ford Mustang, woodworking and coaching youth baseball and basketball for 35 years. Roger spent his life saving others, first as a firefighter, then as a CPR instructor for NKEMS and then teaching Sunday school at his church, Latonia Baptist Church, where he was a longtime active member. He graduated from Holmes High School class of 1971, and obtained an Associate’s Degree from NKU and received a Bachelors in Fire Science from UC. Survivors include his wife of 45 years Linda (nee Reed) Hamilton; sons Josh (Brittany) Hamilton of Erlanger, Brandon (Vanessa) Hamilton of Independence and brother James Hamilton of Sparta. Visitation 4-8 PM Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and funeral 10 AM Thursday, November 2nd all at Latonia Baptist Church. Interment at Floral Hills Cemetery with military honors. Memorials to Latonia Baptist Church, 3800 Church St., Latonia, KY 41015 or to N. KY Firefighters, P.O. Box 6694, Florence, KY 41042. SWINDLER & CURRIN FUNERAL HOME - LATONIA is serving the family. For private online condolences visit

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