Dale W. Hamm, 81, Jasper

Dale W. Hamm, 81, of Jasper, passed away at 9:55 a.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at home.

Dale was born in Pike County on August 26, 1937, to George and Ruby (Willis) Hamm. He married Joan Furman on December 28, 1956 in Shawneetown, Illinois.

He retired from Jasper Cabinet Company after 40 years of service, and then drove for Ruxer Ford in Jasper for 14 years.

He was a member of the Church of God in Petersburg.

He was an avid IU Basketball, Chicago Cubs and Indiana Pacers fan. He enjoyed riding his Goldwing Trike with his dog, Precious, bowling and playing cards.   

Surviving is his wife, Joan Hamm of Jasper; one son, Robert Hamm and wife Geri Hamm (Loechte), Jasper; two grandchildren, Courtney Hamm (Bill Perry) of Middlesex, North Carolina, and Derek Hamm (Kayla) of Flint, Texas; five great-grandchildren, Nolan, Rozlyn, Reagan, Gracie and Landon; and one sister, Eunice “Tude” Cardinal, Olney, Illinois.

Preceding him in death were one sister, Loretta Hamm  and four brothers, Melvin “Bud” Hamm, Vernon “Pid” Hamm, Donald Hamm, and Raymond Hamm.

Funeral services for Dale W. Hamm will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, with burial to follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Pike County. Pastor Don Fausnaugh will officiate. 

A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.   

Memorial contributions may be made to the Petersburg Church of God or a favorite charity.

Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.


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