Franklin Delano Hammer, 78, of Stony Point, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Born to the late Arthur R. and Opal Dearman Hammer, on January 11, 1939, he was a member of Temple Baptist Church. He was retired from Dixie Worsted Mills and had served for 39 years on the Stony Point Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Taylor Hammer of the home. Two children survive, Richard Shannon Hammer of Hamptonville, and Tina M. Hartwell of Stony Point. He has two sisters, Faye Gregory of Stony Point, and Joyce Harris of Hiddenite; and a brother, Herman Hammer of Stony Point.
Visitation will be held Monday evening, October 9, 2017, from 6-8 p.m., at Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service, with funeral services on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of the funeral home, with burial following in the Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery, in Catawba. Pastor Scott Hammer and Pastor Wes Hammer will officiate and pallbearers will be members of the Stony Point Fire Department and family.
Memorials may be made to the Stony Point Fire Department, 501 Ruritan Park Rd., Stony Point, NC 28678.
Condolences may be sent to www. alexfunralservice.com.