- May 22, 1938 - February 18, 2013
- Goose Creek, South Carolina
of David's Passing
- Memorials may be made to:
Wounded Warrior Project
P. O. Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675
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“Dave always made us laugh. It has been a great blessing and honor knowing him and being his neighbor. He will be greatly missed.
May the love of...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ramon and Melissa - Goose Creek, SC
“Dawn and Mark,
Our sincere condelences for your loss, We have lost parents as well and know exactly how you feel and just want to say god be with...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sherry Morace - Charleston, SC
“Dear Margaret my heart and prayers go out to you and your family.Hammer will be missed by me dearly.
3 of 10 | Posted by: Sam Jenkins - Summerville, SC
“Dear Margaret, Dawn and Julia,
I am sorry that I shall not be able to be with you for the funeral service tomorrow but my thoughts will be with you...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: STANLEY HURN - Brother in Law
“Our hearts,thoughts, and prayers go out to all the family. Mr. Hammer was a wonderful,thoughtful,and quite humorous man whom we will miss dearly.
My...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Corine Pack and children Elijah and Nathen - NC
“Julia, Dawn and Mrs. Hammer-- I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. David was one of the friendliest people I've ever had the pleasure of...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Wilson - Seattle, WA
“Dawn, I was sorry to hear of the passing of your father and from what I read he was an outstanding member of The Greatest Generation. The passing...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Wayne Beckwith - Mt Pleasant, SC
My sincere sympathy to you and your family. I am very sorry for the loss of your father.
8 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Langston - Charleston, SC
“I'm truly sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one please accept my sincere condolences and know that when Jesus was on earth he demonstrated...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Shandell - Summerville, SC
“Our deepest sympathies go out to your family. Hammer was a very special person and great friend, and he will be missed by many of us. Your family is...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Darryl and Cheryl Segars - SC
TSgt. David L. Hammer, USAF Ret., passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at Trident Regional Hospital. A memorial service with military honors will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2013 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC, NORTHWOODS CHAPEL, 2180 Greenridge Road. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Born May 22, 1938 in Logan, Ohio, the son of the late Ruth and Carl Hammer. Dave served for 23 years in USAF including being an advisor in Vietnam. He also served tours in the United Kingdom, Germany and throughout the United States including NORAD. After retiring he worked at the Naval Weapons Station and at the USS Yorktown museum. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 10256, American Legion Post 1066 and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Crooksville, OH and Ancient Order of Foresters. Known around Goose Creek as "Hammer" he never met a person he didn't like to talk to.
Preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and brother; he is survived by his wife of 46 years, Margaret Ann and two loving daughters, Dawn K. and Mark Davis of Goose Creek, SC and Julia K. and Brent Petterson of James Island, SC and three adorable grandchildren, Hailey Disher, Emily Baumstark and Oliver Petterson.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.