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Don C. Hammer

May 4, 1932 — September 28, 2021

Don Carlos Hammer
89, of Mooresville, passed away on September 28, 2021. Don was born on May 4, 1932 in Camby, IN to the late Chester and Mary (Randal) Hammer.

He was a graduate of Monrovia High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He spent most of his life in Mooresville and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1111 and American Legion Post #103, where he had many friends.

He worked as a Millwright for National Starch for 43 years. He loved gardening, canning vegetables, cooking, watching western movies and he was good at fixing anything that was broke.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by brothers Chester Jr., Bud, Billy Hammer; sisters Lois Williams, Bertha Leak and Norma Held.

He is survived by his wife Vickey (Hutsell) Hammer; sons Mark Hammer, Ricky Hammer; daughter Kimberly Griggs; brother Gene Hammer; grandchildren Crystal, Levi, Dusta, Glen, Ricky Jr. and 7 great grandchildren.

Per Don’s wishes, he will be cremated, and no formal services will be held at this time. A celebration of Don’s life will take place at a later date.

Final arrangements and cremation are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Please visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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