Gerald Hamby Obituary

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Gerald L Hamby

July 17, 1937 - March 20, 2014
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Funeral services for MSGT. Gerald Lee Hamby, USAF (RET.), of Anniston, will be Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2 pm at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Chuck Worley officiating. Burial will follow at Eulaton First Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1 – 2 pm at the funeral home. Mr. Hamby passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Noland Hospital with his family by his side after a long illness. He was 76. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lonnette Hamby of Anniston, a daughter Leann Hamby of Anniston; a son, Gerry (Katy) Hamby of Oxford; a sister, Peggy (Kenny) Colburn of Anniston; a "brother", R.J....
Funeral services for MSGT. Gerald Lee Hamby, USAF (RET.), of Anniston, will be Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2 pm at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Chuck Worley officiating. Burial will follow at Eulaton First Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1 – 2 pm at the funeral home. Mr. Hamby passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Noland Hospital with his family by his side after a long illness. He was 76. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lonnette Hamby of Anniston, a daughter Leann Hamby of Anniston; a son, Gerry (Katy) Hamby of Oxford; a sister, Peggy (Kenny) Colburn of Anniston; a "brother", R.J. (Louise) Sherman of Anniston; three grandsons, Shane Thomason, Nicholas (Amanda) Thomason all of Anniston and Noah Camp of Cordova, TN., one granddaughter, Mallory (Brandon) Wilson of Morton, MS; three great-grandchildren, Sydney Burt and Alex Burt both of Golden Springs and Hunter Wilson of Morton, MS; sisters-in-law, Angela (Wolfgang) Muller and Lana Reaves; brothers-in-law, Mitchel (Carrie) Reaves and Donald (Sandra) Reaves.

Pallbearers will be Shane Thomason, Nicholas Thomason, Noah Camp, Brandon Wilson, Frankie Luallen and Joe Hamby.

Mr. Hamby was preceded in death by his parents, Thurman and Jewell Hamby; brothers, Billy Frank and Wayne Hamby; parents-in-law, Fred and Addie Reaves. Mr. Hamby served in Okinawa, Germany, Vietnam, England, Thailand and many bases in the United States. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Oxford. He was also a graduate of Oxford High School Class of 1955 and Jacksonville State University.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

Arrangements under the direction of Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory, Anniston, Alabama.

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"Shane I am so sorry for your loss!My prayers are with you and your family!May God bring you peace and comfort during your sorrows!" Kristy King (Anniston, AL)

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