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Russell Gordon "Doodle or Pop" Hammer
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1947
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 2012
Greene County
Virginia, USA

Russell Gordon Hammer, age 64, of Ruckersville, passed away at his home on June 29, 2012. He was born Dec. 30, 1947, near Elkton to the late Joseph and Thelma Shifflett Hammer.

Russell was known to many as Doodle or Pop. He was employed with Wonder Bread Company for many years, and with East Coast Gas Company, both in Charlottesville.

Surviving are his wife, Debra Gentry Hammer; his son, Brian S. Hammer and wife, Chanel, of Ruckersville; two grandchildren; two sisters, Lois Offenbacker and Ethel Hammer; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Samuel, Nelson, Robert and John Hammer, and a sister, Louise Herring.

Funeral services, officiated by Pastor Josh Shifflett, will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Harrisonburg.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

~Daily News Record, July 2, 2012
Family links: 
  Joseph Gordon Hammer (1913 - 1977)
  Thelma S. Shifflett Hammer (1920 - 1990)
  Glendon Ralph Hammer (1942 - 1975)*
  Nelson Eugene Hammer (1943 - 2004)*
  Samuel Patrick Hammer (1946 - 2000)*
  Russell Gordon Hammer (1947 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Vic
Record added: Jul 02, 2012
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