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 William David Hammer 79 of Argenta, Illinois passed away 3:25 A.M. March 12, 2020 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Il.

 

Graveside Services will be 12:00, Noon, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL with Military Honors. There will be no visitation.  Calvert Funeral Home, Argenta, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

 

William was born January 10, 1941 in Argenta, IL the son of Juanita “Sis” Evans. He married Sarah A. Donaldson May 14, 2004 in Decatur, IL.

 

Survivors include his wife, Sarah A. Hammer, Argenta, IL; children, Penny (Curt) Price, Clinton, IL; Betty (Jim) Morrison, Clinton, IL; Tammy (John) Moffett, Westfield, IL; Jennifer (Devon) Maybo; Decatur, IL; Charity (Shannon) Slater, Decatur, IL; and Misty Hammer, IL; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Billy Hammer.

 

William retired from Norfolk and Western Railroad after 42 years of service.  He was a U.S. Army veteran.

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