Michael “Mike” Eugene Hammer, 64, of Monterey, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the home of his brother, Dale. He was born April 6, 1952 in Hot Springs a son of the late Carl Eugene and Betty Estelle (Warner) Hammer.
Mike was a heavy equipment operator and an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially bear hunting. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving family members include his daughter, Melinda Jo Hammer and Randy Martin of Covington; two granddaughters, Cierra and Casandra Martin; his sister, Olivia Lee Hammer of Monterey; two brothers, C.W. Hammer and Dale Hammer, both of Monterey; as well as his special friend, Karen Harper of Franklin, WV and a number of nieces and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Dustin Layton.
A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in Monterey Cemetery with the Pastor Chip Hill officiating.
Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Helmick, Ronnie McDaniel, Carl Hiner, Mike Halterman, Denny Duncan, Jerry Burns, George Hevener and Delmas Lowry.
Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday at Obaugh Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
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