James “Jim” Hamm, 74, of Silver City passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Jim was born on March 25, 1944 in Springfield, Missouri to Harley and Mary Jane Hamm. Jim served in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1969 and had a great love and respect for his country. After serving his country proudly, Jim went on to pursue his college education at Northern Arizona University where he obtained his BA degree in forestry. Jim made his career working in the forest industry throughout the Midwest operating and managing several saw mills for Pacific Lumber. Jim had a great sense of humor, loved the outdoors and the Green Bay Packers. He had a great passion for Indian Relics but most of all he loved his family and his country. Jim is survived by his wife, Pauline; children, Michelle Hamm, James Hamm, Rebekah Grods (Josh) and Jeremy Hamm; step-children, Suzanne Martinez (Edward) and Steve Suazo (Andrea); grandchildren, Tyler Hamm, Uriah Miles, Micah Miles, Harley Hamm, Shakiah and Teferi Grods, Mary and Zachary Hamm; step-grandchildren, Cody, Crystal and Danielle Martinez, Alyssa, Britini and Misty Suazo.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Lester Hamm March 28 1944 July 29 2018 (age 74).
Death notice for the town of: Deming, state: New Mexico