April 2, 2001 - March 2, 2017
North East, Maryland | Age 15
Joshua "Josh" Evan Hamer of North East, MD, age 15, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017. He was born on April 2, 2001 in Denton, TX to James Eric Hamer and Jennifer Leigh (Abbey) Hamer.
Josh was kind hearted, outgoing and had a genuine love for life. While he loved all sports, Josh lived and breathed baseball. Josh was always active and loved being with people. He enjoyed music and dancing. Josh was competitive, hardworking and intelligent. He was active with school and youth groups. Josh's contagious smile was always present and could light up any room.
Josh is survived by his father, James "Jimmy" Hamer, mother, Jennifer Hamer, maternal grandmother, Cheryl Abbey, paternal grandmother, Zoeann Jenkins, paternal grandfather, William E. Hamer, Sr., three brothers: Jacob Edward Hamer, Jason Elliot Hamer and Justin Eric Hamer, four uncles: Jason Abbey, Justin Abbey, William E. Hamer, Jr. and Todd E. Hamer, three aunts: Donna Merlino, Karen Hamer, and Tami Vishio, several cousins, extended family members, and many loving friends.
A visitation will be held for Josh Monday, March 6, 2017 between 6PM and 8PM at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Josh's honor at 11AM on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, 150 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, 21911. Burial will follow at Brookview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Josh's memory can be made payable to "Joshua Hamer Memorial Baseball Scholarship" and send in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.
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