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April 23, 2024

Richard Shannon Hammer

Richard Shannon Hammer, 57, passed away Monday, May 29, 2023, at his home in Iredell County.

He was born to the late Franklin D. Hammer and Dorothy Taylor Hammer on Tuesday, July 27, 1965, in Alexander County. In his younger years, Richard was a volunteer fireman in Stony Point. Mr. Hammer was a truck driver for over 40 years.

Those left to cherish the memories of Richard include his wife of 20 years, Sarah Hammer; mother, “Dot” Dorothy Hammer; sons, Zachary Hammer and Charles Hammer; and sister, Tina Hartwell.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family at Alexander Funeral Service, PO Box 40, Taylorsville, NC 28681; or American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

A visitation will be held Sunday, June 4, 2023, at Alexander Funeral Service from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow in the Alexander Funeral Service Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Scott Hammer will officiate. Inurnment will be with the family.

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