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Richard Eugene Hamm

HEATH: Richard Eugene Hamm, 83, died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Chapel Grove Heath, Ohio. Richard was born on June 11, 1930 in Thornville, Ohio.

Gene, as he was usually called, served in the United States Army and served in the Korean Conflict. Upon returning from the war, he met the love of his life, Geraldine Graham Carman whom he married on March 30, 1956. Gene worked for the Shelly Company and then Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. where he retired.

Gene is survived by his daughters, Karen (Jim) Harrison of Hebron and Martha Klinikowski of Jacksonville, Fla; grandchildren, Adam Peach, Kevin Neff, David Klinikowski and Brenda Klob; great-grandchildren, Casey Peach, Eliza and Alanna Klob and Ashley Klinikowski; several nieces and nephews.

Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Gerry; daughter, Linda Neff; parents Margaret and Harold Hamm; two sisters and two brothers.

Family will receive friends at Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service in Thornville, Friday, October 18, 2013 from Noon till 2 PM. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 PM Friday at Lutheran Reform Cemetery in Thornville.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in memory of Richard.

The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to serve the Hamm family.






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Published in Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Oct. 17, 2013.
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October 20, 2013
Karen,Martha,& Family, You are in my prayers as Gene will be missed but remembered all of our lives. I always enjoyed being around him & the whole family & our big euchre games. Love to you & all the family.
Mike Flowers
October 17, 2013
Karen, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad! Gene will be truly missed but forever remembered! Miss ya hammbone!
Tammy Henery
October 17, 2013
Karen, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Teresa Hayes / Robinson
October 17, 2013
Karen Martha and Family,
Sorry to hear of Uncle Jean's passing. Something I either forgot or didn't realize Jean and Jerry were married on my birthday.
Terri Miles (Hamm)
October 17, 2013
Karen Martha, and Family, Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all during your time of Sorrow, We will always remember Uncle Gene, and all our precious Memories that we shared with him.
Gary and Glenna Raines
October 17, 2013
Everyone, sorry to hear about uncle Gene. I will not be able to attend the services but my prayers are with you all.
Jeff Ault
October 17, 2013
Karen...so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
Susan Forsythe
October 17, 2013
Karen Martha and Family. We were so sorry to hear about uncle Gene. He lived a long life. Love to all.
Pete and Bev Aguilar
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