Mr. Johnnie Preston Hamm, Age 76 of Cranston Road, Morehead, passed away Saturday morning October 31, 2009 at his home after an illness of several weeks.
He was born in Carter County, Kentucky on September 15, 1933 to the late Jessie and Maude Burton Hamm.
Mr. Hamm was a retired sawmill worker, state highway employee and had formerly worked at the Frank Foundry Military Equipment Company in Muncie, Indiana. He attended the Limestone Apostolic Church in Lawton, Kentucky and enjoyed fishing, southern gospel music and raising a garden.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son Vince Dwaine Hamm, two brothers, Eddie Chalmer Hamm and Andrew Eugene Hamm and a sister Lillie Hamm Gibson.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Lillie Stevens Hamm, one son, John Preston Hamm of Ewing, Kentucky, four daughters, Bertha Click and Debra Click of Sandy Hook, Kentucky, Sandra Mosley of Garrison, Kentucky and Nora Lewis of Greenup, Kentucky. One daughter-in-law, Mary Hamm and four sons-in-law, John Lewis, Roscoe Click, Jr. Henry Click and Charley Mosley. Two sisters, Mary Stacy of Morehead, Kentucky and Dreama Jones of McClure, Ohio, One brother, James Russell Hamm of Toledo, Ohio, 23 Grandchildren, 14 Great-Grandchildren and 2 expected Great-Grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at the Adams-Plank Cemetery with Pastor Rick Crank officiating.
Visitation at Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home is after 6:00 P.M. Monday.
Serving as Pall Bearers will be Timothy Plank, Jonathon Hamm, Reuben Click, Billy Click, Gerard Staton, Joshua Lewis, Aaron Staton and Zachariah Hamm. Honorary Pall Bearers will be Anthony Mosley, Gerald Staton and Jessie Hamm.
Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home is caring for all arrangements for Johnnie Preston Hamm.