Herdie Edward "Eddie" Hammer

Herdle Edward “Eddie” Hammer

Herdle Edward “Eddie” Hammer, age 67, Luttrell, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. He was a devoted son, husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. Eddie was a member of Block Springs Baptist Church and was a lifelong farmer who loved the land almost as much as he loved the Lord and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herdle and Vola Hammer; and sister, June Summers. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Kim Hammer; son, Andrew Hammer; sisters, Opal (Paul) Jones, Mary (Eddie) Watkins; brothers-in-law, James Summers, Marvin (Rhonda) Vanosdale; nieces and nephews, Rhonda (Brian) Chadwick, Kathy (Jason) Wallace, Pam (Dwayne) Bailey, Ronald (Tabitha) Summers, Joy (Dwight) Davis and Colten Vanosdale; and many great-nieces, nephews and friends. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2020, at Bridges Funeral Home with a funeral service following. Rev. Wayne Peace officiated. Family and friends gathered at 10:45 a.m. at Block Springs Cemetery for an 11 a.m. interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Block Springs Baptist Church building fund. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, (865) 523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com