Robert Richard Hamilton, 70, of San Jacinto, died Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at Hemet Valley Medical Center.

Mr. Hamilton was born Oct. 7, 1932, in Elmira, N.Y. He served in the U.S. Navy during the 1950s.

He and his wife, Doris, had lived in Idyllwild for 19 years, moving to San Jacinto in 2000.

While in Idyllwild, the Hamiltons owned the Sugar Pine Shop from 1984 to 1994.

They also were members of St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church in Idyllwild.

Mr. Hamilton had been a member of the San Gorgonio Masonic Lodge in Banning.

Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church. A reception will immediately follow the service.

Mr. Hamilton is survived by his wife of 28 years, Doris Hamilton of San Jacinto; his mother, Dorothy Smith of Quartz Hill; his daughter, Gail Hamilton-Strong of Quartz Hill; and three grandchildren of Quartz Hill.