Created August 27, 2018

In Memory

This eternal flame burns forever
in remembrance of Jerome (Jerry) Hamner

Jerome (Jerry) Hamner

Born: September 2, 1927

Died: April 23, 2019


Jerome Harvey Hamner, 91, of Little Rock died April 23 after a brief illness. He was born September 2, 1927 in Little Rock

and lived most of his life in the city. He was a retired officer of the Union Pacific-Missouri Pacific Railroad

graduated from Little Rock High School in 1946 and attended LR Junior College, LRU and UALR.

He was a United Methodist and a Mason.


Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Harry H. and Zetta Foster Hamner; wife of 64 years Kathryn Roady Hamner;

his brother, George Reeves (Velma); and a daughter, Susan Hamner Ruple. He is survived by son, Harry J. Hamner

of Little Rock (Rebecca); son, William H. Hamner of Little Rock; granddaughters, April Hamner Hicks (Jacob) of Okinawa

and Leah M. Hamner of Central Arkansas; grandsons, Jack D. Ruple Jr. and John D. Ruple & spouse of Conway, Ark.;

 great-grandchildren, Samantha Hicks and Austin Hicks of Okinawa; and numerous cousins.


A graveside service and visitation will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 29 at Oakland Cemetery

 in Little Rock with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Hampton officiating. Arrangements are by Roller-Chenal.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital.

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Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.

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