Franklin Delano Hamme, age 87 of Petersburg, WV died Friday, August 28, 2020 at Grant Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 4, 1933 in East Berlin, PA and was a son of the late Henry Alvin Hamme Sr. and Edna Julia (Shue) Hamme.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Hamme was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Dean Hamme; an infant daughter, Ella Jean Hamme; five brothers, Sterling Bixler, Russell Hamme, Dwaine Hamme, Richard Hamme and infant David Hamme.
Mr. Hamme is survived by his wife, Jean Larue (Lang) Smith; one brother, Henry A. Hamme Jr. of PA; four sons, Terry Hamme and Russell Hamme both of Texas, Mark Hamme of Arizona and Dennis Hamme of TN; two daughters, Diana Thornton of Largo, Florida and Lorina Hamme of Ok; one step son, Douglas Smith of Pasadena, MD, three step daughters, Kay Jones of Wesminster, MD, Donna Powell of Taneytown, MD and Kimberly Miller of Dundalk, MD; several grandchildren and step grandchildren, great grandchildren and step great grandchildren and one step great- great grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
Frank was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked for Random House Publishing Company for 26 years. He was a night watchman for Pilgrims Pride in Moorefield, WV. He attended the Brake Church of the Brethren.
According to Mr. Hamme’s wishes, his body will be cremated.
Memorials may be made to the Brake Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 831, Petersburg, WV 26847.
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