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Leon Marrs Hammer

Obituary Leon Marrs Hammer, 74, of Glasgow passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.He was born December 4, 1942 in Monroe County, KY to the late William Henry Hammer and Locie Mae Page Hammer. He was owner and operator of Leon M. Hammer Trucking, retired truck driver, President of KY ANA Milk Haulers Association, member of board of directors at National Federation MHA and of Baptist faith. He was united in marriage on July 7, 1961 to the former Patricia Ann Keen.He is survived by his wife: Patricia Ann Hammer of Glasgow, three sons: Edward Hammer and wife Gina of Glasgow, Richard Hammer and wife Trudy of Maryville, TN, Michael Hammer and wife Karen of Crestwood, one daughter: Shelia Ann Strange and husband Todd of Glasgow, one brother: Harley Hammer of Beech Grove, IN, one sister: Evelyn Bowles and husband Wallace of Louisville, four sisters-in-law: Glaydene Hammer of Miss., Nell Hammer of Summer Shade, Dean Hammer of Ind., Nita Hammer of Glasgow, 10 grandchildren: Jason, Joshua, David, Sara, Ashley, Hannah and Emily Hammer, Tyler, Trevor and Taylor Strange, two great grandchildren: Wesley and Elodie Hammer, five step grandchildren, six step great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers: Reggie, Herman Reed, Truman, Sam, Clyde and James Hammer.Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 2 at 2:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in the Old Mt. Hermon Cemetery.Visitation will be after 3:00 PM on Wednesday and after 7:30 AM on Thursday at Strode Funeral home in Tompkinsville.Memorials are suggested to the American Heart or Kidney Association. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Leon Marrs Hammer please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Old Mount Hermon Cemetery Old Mount Hermon Cemetery Tompkinsville, KY, 42167 Visitation FEB 1. 3:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation FEB 2. 7:30 AM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service FEB 2. 2:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leon Marrs Hammer, please visit our floral store.

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Marsha Miles Feb 3 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the family of Leon Marrs Hammer you will be .The bible is the bast souce of comfort at this difficult time."God 'said promise at Psalm 34:18 "God is close to the broken heart he saves those who are crushed in spirit " .In the meantime God warmly invite you to trust in him for comfort (2cor 1:3, 4 )

Glenda P John Feb 3 2017 12:00 AM

Gary and I are sorry to hear the passing of Leon and our thoughts and prayers are with you Patty and family. Leon always loved talking about the milk hauling and loved people. May God give you peace and comfort during this time.

Gary & Lynn Davis Feb 2 2017 12:00 AM

Sending our love and prayers to Patty. Leon had a way to make you smile every time you saw him....

Randy and Pattie Carter Feb 1 2017 12:00 AM