John E. Hamlin, 44, of Springfield, died at 8:15 pm, Monday, October 22, 2012, at his residence. He was born January 31, 1968 in Springfield, to Bob and Maria Villareal Hamlin.
He is survived by his parents of Springfield; two daughters, Mackenzie (Garrett Gleeson) Hamlin of Springfield and Caragan Ciesler of Petersburg; two sons, Clayton Ciesler and Cale Ciesler both of Petersburg; two grandchildren, Karli and Kinlee Gleeson; three brothers, Bobby (Marti) Hamlin of Springfield, Mike Hamlin of Riverton and David (Barb) Hamlin of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
His grandparents preceded him in death.
John was a Chicago Cubs fan. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and spending time with his family.
He was a lifelong resident of Springfield and had worked several years for Solomon Colors Inc.
Memorial Gathering: 4-5 pm, Friday, October 26, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 5 pm, Friday, October 26, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Fr. Tom Donovan officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.