Hamilton Joseph Lemoine
March 26, 1947  -  November 18, 2017

Hamilton Joseph Lemoine

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St. Aloysius Catholic Church
2025 Stuart Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
9:00 am-11:00 am
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St. Aloysius Catholic Church
2025 Stuart Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
11:00 am
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Hamilton “Hambone” Joseph Lemoine, age 70, a native of Cottonport, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on November 18, 2017, after a short battle with cancer.

Hamilton was a Vietnam Veteran. He was an amazing father, grandfather, and loyal friend to everyone. Hamilton had strong faith and an infectious smile. He will be missed by many.

Hamilton is survived by his son, Hudson Lemoine and wife, Joanna; his daughter, Nicole Lemoine; his grandchildren, Ava and Hope Lemoine; and his brother, Mike Lemoine.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Rhonda Sutherland Lemoine; and his parents, Joseph and Audrey Lemoine.

Hamilton was a great football player who starred for Baton Rouge High School when they won the state championship. He was an avid outdoorsman and served as a professional hunting guide at Pinelog Big Game Ranch. After guiding his young granddaughter to take a trophy buck, he “elected” himself the ranch’s # 1 guide.

Hamilton was always hilarious and never short of quick wit, “Hambone” leaves a legacy of laughter and good will for all those who were ever around him. He attended LSU, worked for Brown & Brown Insurance agency, and loved Tiger football.

Thanks to Marilyn and Mackie Price for their assistance, and a very special thanks for the loving care of Theresa Roper.

Visitation will be held at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave., Baton Rouge, LA on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, from 9:00am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Baton Rouge High School Foundation, https://brhsfoundation.net/.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.


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  1. Ralph Morris
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Met Hambone through work and became friends. Loved it when he came by or we met for lunch to discuss business and LSU football. Was always upbeat and he made me a better person for knowing him. I will miss him.

  2. Glen Smith
    New Orleans, LA

    Hamilton was always a friendly and happy man. It was a blessing to have known him. I will be praying for his family during this sorrowful time.

  3. Travis Walters
    Natchez, MS

    Sincere prayers of comfort to the family and friends of Hambone. He always greeted me with a smile and friendly handshake.

  4. Janice Meyer
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Hamilton you were loved by so many....this town will never be the same without you Ham. Just be waiting for us when we come. It won't be too long.

  5. Char Jacob
    , TX

    To the Family, I am sorry for your loss. May your hearts find comfort in fond memories and God's beautiful promises for the future. JOHN 6:40

  6. George Beck
    Baton Rouge, LA

    I haven't seen Hambone in many years,but remember him from the "Good ole days".Southdowns,Joe Reeds.Never without a laugh or bs.My prayers go out to his family & his brother Mike.RIP brother.

  7. Diane Foster
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Hambone, the 13 years of my knowing you have been anything but dull. You have meant more to me in my world than even I have realized until now. What a wonderful good and faithful servant you have been to so many. Give Rhonda a hug from her Brown & Brown friends. So glad you are together again. Rest in His Peace, my friend.

  8. Chuck Fitch
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Our prayers and sympathy are with Nicole,Hudson and the entire family for this tragic loss! Hambone will be missed at the Gathering of Men and by all who knew him. Chuck Fitch

  9. jay mccreary
    slidell, LA

    I will always remember that great smile he gave everyone. He will be missed by many. See Ya soon Ham.

  10. Helene Brown-Wright
    Livingston, LA

    It was a pleasure knowing Hamilton. He always had a smile on his face that was infectious. He was a special person and it was a pleasure making his acquaintance. He will be missed.

  11. bobby neese
    lady lake, FL

    Hambone, it was a great honor to be team mate and friend so many years ago; I am thankful to have enjoyed a lunch with you last year, but am sad that we won't meet again until the after life. RIP old friend.

  12. Patty Lemoine
    Laguna Woods, CA

    Hamilton is sharing the joy of reunion with so many friends &family in heaven. We all will miss him here and certainly were blessed to have known him.

  13. Liz Allen
    Slidell, LA

    My prayers go out to family and friends of a man who cared and brought smiles to the face of many with his own ready smile.

  14. F.G. Le Blanc
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Rest in peace my good friend, you will be missed by many. Your personality and smile and your bs was one of a kind. See you on the back side!

  15. Rene Esnard
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Hamilton will be truly missed by his family and all his many friends. His stories and laughter that we shared will always bring a smile. Rest in peace my good friend!

  16. Debbie Robillard
    Slaughter, LA

    Hamilton was a great man and friend and will be truly missed.

  17. Ava L.
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Hamilton is my grandfather. I love him more than words can say, and he made my life amazing. He loves everyone and I miss him so much.

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