Joseph E. Hammack, 57, of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at his residence.


A son of the late Wilbert G. and Virginia I. Collins Hammack, he was born Sept. 22, 1956, in Indiana.


Mr. Hammack was a graduate of United High School.  Joe was an over the road truck driver for Specialty Products in Lancaster.  He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson, watching his favorite NFL team, the Oakland Raiders, spending time with family and his girlfriend, Georgia.


He is survived by two children: Crystal Montgomery and husband Steven, of Brush Valley; and Dustin Hammack, of Dallas, TX; his soul mate, Georgia Walls and son Dylan, of Williamsburg; a brother, Jerry Hammack and fiancée Robin, of Brush Valley; four sisters: Diana Plivelic and husband Joe, of Indiana; Patricia Mehalic and husband Bob, of Indiana; Betty Lou Thornsberry, of Lucernemines; and Betty Ann Nelson, of Akron, OH; a special aunt, Thelma Jean Mardis, of Akron, OH; two grandchildren: Autumn and Aedyn Montgomery; special nephews: Joshua Hammack and fiancée         Deirdra, Joey Plivelic, Bryce Hammack, and Josh Kuzmyak; a special niece, Melissa Kuzmyak; and other nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Hammack.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., Indiana, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Dr. Horace Derr officiating.


In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the Chevy Chase Community Center, 640 N. 5th Avenue, Indiana, PA 15701 or to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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