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Farrar Funeral Home - Dandridge
Thursday September 16th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Dandridge Memorial Gardens
Friday September 17th, 2021

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Benton R. Hammer

BENTON R. HAMMER, age 89 of Dandridge, TN passed away Monday evening, September 13, 2021, at the Life Care Center of Morristown. He was the son of the late Paul and Nellie (Trundle) Hammer and was preceded in death by his brothers Sammy and James Hammer. Benton enjoyed farming and was owner and operator of Hammer Trucking Co. He loved his family and being with friends and will be greatly missed by all that knew him. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Edna Wine Hammer; children, Gail (Mike) Woody and Mike (Teena) Hammer; grandchildren, Luke Troutman, Bradley (Brandi) Troutman, Savannah Hammer, Eli (Madeleine) Hammer, and Cole Hammer; several great-grandchildren; brother, Frances (Mary Sue) Hammer; several nieces and nephews and cousins. The family wishes to express special thanks to caregivers, Shelia Poe Richards and Ashley Avery and the staff of Life Care Center of Morristown and Avalon Hospice. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial gifts be made to your favorite charity. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, 11:00am at Dandridge Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Kelly Reed officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge.


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So sorry to hear about Benton. We always thought a lot of him. You are all. In our thoughts and prayers.
Geraldine and Bill George

Geraldine George Sep 17 2021 3:05 PM

May fond memories of your father bring you comfort during this difficult time in your life. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

Susan Gray Sep 16 2021 9:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benton Hammer

Susan Gray Sep 16 2021 9:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benton Hammer

janice stewart Sep 16 2021 11:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Benton Hammer

Marilyn Thomas Sep 16 2021 7:46 AM


Our thoughts and prayers with your family at this time.

Benjamin, Maxie Schlechter, and Pam Cate

Benjamin Schlechter Sep 15 2021 3:47 PM

Uncle Benton was a wonderful person. I always looked forward to his smile. Hope you and daddy don't cause to much trouble up there.

Donna Berry Sep 15 2021 3:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benton Hammer

Donna Berry Sep 15 2021 3:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benton Hammer

Paula Poe Sep 15 2021 1:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benton Hammer

Sheila Richards Sep 15 2021 1:02 PM

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