Charles “Charley” Henry Hammett, Jr.

Charles Hammet, Jr.

Service

Date: Wed, July 27, 2016
Start time: 11:00 am
Location:
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories
Address:
965 Home Plaza, Waterloo
Arrangements By:
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Visitation

Date: Wed, July 27, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location:
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories
Address:
965 Home Plaza, Waterloo

Charles “Charley” Henry Hammett, Jr.

November 17, 1930 - July 22, 2016

Visitation:
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 9-11:00 am
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories
965 Home Plaza Waterloo, IA 50701

Memorial Service:
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00 am
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories
965 Home Plaza
Waterloo, IA 50701

Burial: Immediately following services at Mt. Olivet

Military Rites:
AMVETS Post 19 (Waterloo)
AMVETS Post 31 (Evansdale)

Charles Henry Hammett, Jr. was born in Beloit, Kansas on November 17, 1930, son of Charles and Mable (Guhde) Hammett, Sr.  He attended Kansas Schools and served in the United States Army from 1952-1956 during the Korean War.  Charley was married to Ruth Herring in 1954 and the couple had 5 children. The couple later divorced.  Charley worked for Cedar Falls Utilities for 18 years and at the John Deere Engine Works for 18 years.  He loved his fish pond, golfing, gardening, playing cards, telling jokes and the Chicago Cubs.

 

Charley passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Unity Point Health – Allen Memorial Hospital at the age of 85 years.  He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Marvin Hammett; 2 brothers, Dwight and Roy; and 2 sisters, Frances and Maxine.  Charley is survived by 2 sons, Charles Hammett III of Springfield, MO and Thomas (Esther) Hammett of Shawnee, OK; 2 daughters, Charlene (Jeffery) Smith of Hazel Green, WI, and Kathlene Hammett of Eagan, MN; his longtime companion, Evelyn Barnhart; 4 sisters: Darlene Neese, Naomi Jarred, Wanda Boswell, and Barbara Taylor, 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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