Mr. Uriah Hammer of Tompkinsville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, having attained the age of 78 years, 1 month, and 27 days. He was born in Tompkinsville, Kentucky on Thursday, April 17, 1941, the son of Granger and Clonnie Hammer. He was of Christian faith, a U. S. Army Veteran, and a Millwright for Owen Brass. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jube Hammer, Lee Hammer, Azer Hammer, and sisters, Rebecca Dubre, Nadine Hammer, and Earlene Hammer. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. (Humphrey) Hammer of Glasgow, Kentucky, step-son, Mark Downton of Willow Shade, Kentucky, and step-granddaughter, Robin Downton. The funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019, until the funeral hour on Saturday. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.