Edward Vernon Hamaker, 92, passed away on July 13, 2019, at 9:02 am, at Wilson Memorial Health System. He was born on October 19, 1926 in Sidney, the son of John and Frances (Legge) Hamaker. Both parents preceded him in death. On July 23, 1956, he married Marian (Ellis) Hamaker, and she preceded him in death in 2012.
He retired from the Lima Ford Engine Plant, and was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed traveling, and going to the casinos, and always enjoyed a trip to any casino. His surviving children are: James (Theresa) Ellis of Sidney, Barbara (Robert) Bell of Las Vegas NV, Vernon (Brenda) Ellis, of Sidney, John (Sabine) Ellis of Germany, Paul (Joyce) Ellis, of Anna, and Robert (Carla) Hamaker, of Sidney. In addition, Edward had, 17 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Two brothers, John Hamaker, and William Hamaker, along with a sister, Bea Idle are deceased.
Services will be private at a later date. Please send online condolences to our website, www.salm-mcgilland tangemanfh.com
Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for the Hamaker Family.