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Raymond Edward Hammer

Obituary Raymond Edward Hammer, 93, of Tompkinsville, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was born November 22, 1921 in Monroe County, KY, to the late Herman Hammer and Nevada Sims Hammer. He was a retired electrician, a member of Tompkinsville First Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon and a WWII Army Veteran. He was united in marriage on November 26, 1944 to Arla Bessie Carlock. He is survived by his wife: Arla Bessie Carlock Hammer, two sons: William Duane Hammer and wife Dana, Brian Christopher Hammer and wife Kellie all of Tompkinsville, one daughter: Paula Hurley of Kirkland, Iowa, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: Omer and Frank Hammer and one sister: Ella Mae Hammer and several half brothers and sisters. Due to inclement weather, Funeral services have been rescheduled and will be conductedFriday, March 6 at 1:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in the Mill Creek Cemetery. Dr. Tom Stokes and Dr. Jack Rinks officiating. Pallbearers are: Daniel Hammer, Ty Hammer, Drew Hammer, Karl Mangrum, Dr. Kenneth Crabtree, Larry Turner, Lauren Hammer, Julia Blunt and Carmen Grooms, honorary pallbearers are: Deacons of Tompkinsville First Baptist Church and Dr. Kenneth Crabtree's Sunday School Class. Visitation will be after 4:00 PM on Wednesday and after 7:30 AM on Thursday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville. Memorials are suggested to the Mill Creek Cemetery or Tompkinsville First Baptist Church. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Raymond Edward Hammer please visit our Sympathy Store. Visitation MAR 4. 4:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation MAR 5. 7:30 AM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation MAR 6. 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service MAR 6. 1:00 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 Raymond Edward Hammer, please visit our floral store.

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So sorry. He was a very good man.

Jane Stanford Aug 4 2015 12:00 AM

Always appreciated Bro. Raymond's faithfulness to his church and firm belief of the Bible as God's infallible word to us. May God's peace and presence be with you Bessie and family. In Christ's Love Bro. Steve and Debby James,

Steven James Mar 6 2015 12:00 AM

Many memories of Raymond & Bessis as they were dear friends of David and Frances Smith our friends too. We will miss Raymond and wish Bessie our deepest Condolences. With our Love, Mel & Bettie Crosson

Mel & Bettie Crosson Mar 3 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Hammer

jeff ford Mar 3 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Hammer

SHARON EMMERT Mar 3 2015 12:00 AM