Terry Hammett, a 39-year resident of Yucca Valley, died from C.O.P.D. on Dec. 6, 2012, at the age of 69.
He was born to Glen and Lily Hammett on June 11, 1943, in Alhambra. He worked in house and rental maintenance for 25 years until his retirement. He loved to coach youth baseball and football and he held Bible studies for those suffering from addiction.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy (Bagley) Hammett, brother, Sonny Hammett, sister, Judy Hammett and parents Glen and Lily Hammett.
He is survived by his sons, Terry Zimmerman of Ponca City, Okla., Eeron Zimmerman, Andy Canada and Gabriel Hammett of Yucca Valley, Jude Wheeler of Big Bear, daughter Crysta Leach of Yucca Valley and step-son David Ruf of Cardiff.
He is also survived by 11 grandchildren.
A memorial service officiated by Mr. Hammett's son, Gabe Hammett, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel