Post by carol on Aug 29, 2013 22:41:39 GMT -5
Birth: May 18, 1899
Death: May 1, 1969
The father of Earl Hamner, Jr. and the inspiration for the character John Walton in the hit television program "The Waltons." He passed away in 1969 before "The Waltons" was created.
Earl H. Hamner
> Schuyler - Earl Henry Hamner died today at his home here. He was 69.
> He was born on May 18, 1899 in Buckingham County, the son of the late
> Walter Clifton and Susan Spencer Hamner.
> He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Doris Giannini Hamner.
> Mr. Hamner was a retired employee of the Alberene Stone Corp.
> Besides his wife, he is survived by five sons, Earl H. Hamner Jr. of
> Studio City, Calif., Clifton and Willard Hamner of Richmond, Paul Hamner
> of Toms River, N.J., and James Hamner of Charlottesville; three daughters,
> Mrs. Marion Hawkes and Mrs. Nancy Jamerson of Richmond and Mrs. Audrey
> Hankins of Roanoke; a brother Lewis T. Hamner of Richmond: four sisters,
> Mrs. Sam Morris of Schuyler, Miss Nora Spencer Hamner, Mrs. Margaret Myers
> and Mrs. Lottie Dover of Richmond; and 14 grandchildren.
> The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hill and Irving Funeral Home
> Chapel wit burial in the family cemetery at Schuyler.
Post by Deleted on Sept 1, 2013 18:30:30 GMT -5
Earl Hamner, Sr.