TOMPKINSVILLE – Cass Hammer, 84, of Tompkinsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, at his home.
Cass was born in Monroe County on March 3, 1929, a son of the late Vessie (Ford) and Richard Tennessee Hammer.
He served in the U.S. Army during Korea War as a tanker Sergeant.
He worked as a farmer for many years.
Cass is survived by three sons Martin Hammer, Kevin Hammer, Timmy Hammer, all of Tompkinsville. Cass is also survived by a sister, Vida Roth, of Tompkinsville; four brothers, Charles Hammer, of Kentucky; High Hammer, of Indiana; Jerry Hammer, of Tompkinsville; Travler Hammer, of Tompkinsville; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Hammer; a sister, Tonnie Giddings, and a great-grandchild.
Funeral service were at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept.16. Rex Robin Rush was the speaker.
Burial was in the Hammer Cemetery with military rights performed by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow.