Charles James Hamman, 84, of Vermilion, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, in Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky.
He was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Lorain, and was a lifelong resident of Vermilion. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps, serving in World War II. He received seven Bronze Stars. He worked as a salesman and builder at Crow Lumber, in Vermilion, for 33 years.
He was a member of AMVETS Post 22, Vermilion, was former president of the Kiwanis Club, and was involved with Cub Scout Troop 409. He enjoyed reading, shooting pool and crossword puzzles.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, June (Market); sons, James M. Hamman, and David Lee Hamman; and daughter, Joan King, all of Vermilion; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Farrell of Sandusky, and Dorothy Walker of Vermilion; and a brother, Don Hamman of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Jesse Q. and Lola (Helfrich) Hamman; daughter, Cheryl A. Haines, 1986; and a brother, Jesse Hamman.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion. Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mildred Early Senior Center, c/o The Vermilion Insurance Agency, 5551 Liberty Ave. Vermilion, OH 44089.
Condolences may be made at riddlefuneralhome.com.