STATESVILLE William Luther Hamiter, 89, peacefully went home to be with the Lord surrounded by both of his children, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House. Born Sept. 26, 1929, in Columbia, S.C., he was the son to the late Stanley and Sarah Fellers Hamiter Sr. Bill was an officer in the U.S. Navy, and was a veteran of the Korean War. Bill graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Bill enjoyed a long and successful career as a textile chemist and ended his career as a plant manager in Statesville. Bill was a faithful Christian and rarely missed a Sunday at St. John's Lutheran where he sang in the choir and served on numerous committees. Bill was an avid golfer and made a hole-in-one on one occasion. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Berrian Hamiter; brother, Stanley Hamiter Jr.; and sisters, Lillian Dimling and Katherine Bone. Left to cherish his memory are his son, Mark Hamiter; daughter, Lisa Cotterman; five grandchildren; and many other loving family members. The family will receive friends this Friday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at St. John's Lutheran Church, 740 N Center St. in Statesville. A celebration of life service will be held immediately following visitation, Friday, Sept. 13, at 12 p.m., at with Pastor Ernie Sheldon officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to hospice. Memories and condolences can be left for the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com. Nicholson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hamiter family.