Roy C. Hammer Sr., 78, of Kearneysville, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012.
Born Feb. 5, 1934, in Elkton, Va., he was the son of the late Jesse Earl Hammer and Pauline Breeden.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Evelyn Hensley Hammer, and sons Roy (Sonny) Clinton Hammer Jr. and wife, Debra Scott Hammer, of Aiken, S.C.; Michael Hammer, of Shepherdstown; Bruce Hammer, of Kearneysville; and daughter, Dixie Hammer Gaynor. three grandchildren Megan, Sara and Aaron and one great-grandchild, Clayton; his good friend Jerry (Frostburg) McKenzie; and several brothers and sisters.
Roy was a horse race enthusiast and had his favorite seat at the Hollywood casino and racetrack in Charles Town. He will be greatly missed by friends and family.
Graveside service was at Pleasant View Memory Gardens.