Joan A. Hamilton, 87, passed away in Hobbs on May 3, 2023. Joan was raised in Buffalo, NY, where she lived for many years. Prior to moving to Hobbs to live with her son in 2019 Joan had lived in Las Vegas, NV for thirty years. She is survived by her son Robert J. Hamilton; who has been employed at the Hobbs Public Library for the past 20 years; her daughter Debra (Gordon) Flynn of Toronto, ON, and four grandchildren; Cady, Brenna, Tommy and Danny Flynn, all of Toronto, ON. She is also survived by numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert G. Hamilton and her daughter Nancy H. Hamilton. Cremation will take place under the direction of Chapel of Hope Funeral Home in Hobbs. A service will take place at a later date at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, NV where her remains will be inurned with her late husbands. The family wishes to thank the staff at Desert Springs Healthcare and Star Hospice for taking care of Joan in the final months of her life.