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Orville D Ham

January 23, 1949 - June 24, 2014
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Mr. Orville Douglas Ham, age 65, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. He was born January 23, 1949 in Marietta, GA. Mr. Ham was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., serving his country during the Vietnam Conflict. He earned a Masters Degree in Scientific Engineering from Georgia Tech, and worked for Lockheed-Martin for many years. He was an avid cyclist and supported the Wounded Warrior Project with ‘The Honor Ride’ where he raised over $8,000.00. Mr. Ham was an active NRA member; was an excellent marksman who enjoyed his guns and reloading ammunition; and was an active Republican. He attended the Church on the Word. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Hollis Ham and Margaret Wadear Eubanks Ham; brother, Leroy Ham; and baby daughter, Rebecca Ann. He is survived by his wife, Piper Ham; daughters, Tabitha Ham Schillinger (Brad), Courtney Whitney (Eli); son, Ben Ham (Olivia); grandchildren, Nathan Schillinger, Rebecca Schillinger, Adam Schillinger, Noah Ham, Brayden Whitney, Taylor Whitney, Anna Whitney, Madeline Ham; sister-in-law, Debbie Ham; nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 5-8 PM. The funeral service will be Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor John Alexander and Pastor John Rayburn officiating. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Express condolences or share a special memory at www.whitleygarner.com Arrangements by:...
Mr. Orville Douglas Ham, age 65, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. He was born January 23, 1949 in Marietta, GA.

Mr. Ham was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., serving his country during the Vietnam Conflict. He earned a Masters Degree in Scientific Engineering from Georgia Tech, and worked for Lockheed-Martin for many years. He was an avid cyclist and supported the Wounded Warrior Project with ‘The Honor Ride’ where he raised over $8,000.00. Mr. Ham was an active NRA member; was an excellent marksman who enjoyed his guns and reloading ammunition; and was an active Republican. He attended the Church on the Word.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Hollis Ham and Margaret Wadear Eubanks Ham; brother, Leroy Ham; and baby daughter, Rebecca Ann.

He is survived by his wife, Piper Ham; daughters, Tabitha Ham Schillinger (Brad), Courtney Whitney (Eli); son, Ben Ham (Olivia); grandchildren, Nathan Schillinger, Rebecca Schillinger, Adam Schillinger, Noah Ham, Brayden Whitney, Taylor Whitney, Anna Whitney, Madeline Ham; sister-in-law, Debbie Ham; nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 5-8 PM. The funeral service will be Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor John Alexander and Pastor John Rayburn officiating. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

Express condolences or share a special memory at www.whitleygarner.com

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246

"We were not very close but to me he was still a Nephew. I miss all of them. Lucy" Lucy Auchmutey (Acworth, GA)

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