Thomas A. Hamman
Thomas A. Hamman, age 50, of Shiloh, went Home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at Med Central Shelby Hospital after a courageous four and a half year battle with ALS.
Tom was born September 19, 1958 in Shelby. He was a 1977 graduate of Plymouth High School where he was active in football, wrestling and track. He was an avid sports fan especially Ohio State sports. He was a twenty nine year employee of Voisard Mfg. in Shiloh. He was the plant manager until 2006 when his health declined. He was a member of Wesley Evangelical Church in Shiloh, the church he grew up in and his father founded. He loved his church family. Tom had an amazing ability to fix almost anything. Before his health declined, Tom would be the first to volunteer to help others. He was kind, generous and had a great sense of humor – always wanting to make people laugh.
He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend to:
His wife: Pamela (Griffitts) Hamman, whom he wed on June 22, 1979;
His son, Benjamin and Danielle Hamman of Shelby and His daughter, Jessica Hamman and Matthew Allen of Portsmouth; His parents, Arthur and Donna (Irelan) Hamman; His father-in-law and mother-in-law, William and Doris Griffitts of Shelby; His 2 brothers, Jeff and Beth Hamman of Shiloh, Mike and Karen Hamman of Mansfield; His 3 sisters, Debbie and Jeff Baldridge, Becky and Steve Irvin, Liz and Bill Armstrong all of Mansfield; His sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Patti and Chris White of Shelby; Special Caregiver, Patti Kitts of Mansfield; Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Friends may call on Monday, March 9, 2009, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Wesley Evangelical Church, State Route 603, Shiloh where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 AM with Pastor Troy Diersing officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorial expressions may be made to the family. The Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby is in charge of the funeral arrangements. On line condolences may be made at penwellturner.com