Mr. Donald Octave Hamilton, age 88 passed away Friday, July 15, 2022 at his residence. Mr. Hamilton was born April 11, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Clyde Alexander and Evelyn (Acosta) Hamilton. He was a resident of Auburndale since 1992 coming from Miami, Florida. Don was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict & Japan. He was a retired Vice President for Latin America GTE Telephone Company. He enjoyed golf, fishing, photography and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife – Mary Kehle Hamilton in 1998; brother – John and sister – Barbara. Don is survived by his loving family, 2 sons – Donald (Linda) Hamilton of Boca Raton, Florida and James (Hope) Hamilton of Homestead, Florida; 2 daughters – Kathy (David) Turner of Brooklet, Georgia and Jan (David) Harris of Opelika, Alabama; 2 brothers - James (Pam) Hamilton and Marion Hamilton; sister – Lou King; 6 grandchildren – Stephen, Jordan, Katlyn, Gabrielle, Cory & Annie and 3 great grandchildren – Harper, Brayden & Abby. An inurnment will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell at a later date.