Brown McCallum Hamer, Jr.

Brown McCallum Hamer, Jr., 74, of Myrtle Beach, SC, died Sunday, November 7, 2010 after a short battle with cancer.  He was born March 1, 1936, in Florence, SC to the late Brown McCallum and Louise Gary Haynsworth Hamer of Dillon, SC. 
He earned his Eagle Scout Award in 1952 and his Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm Award in 1953.  Mr. Hamer graduated from Dillon High School in 1954 where he lettered in football and baseball.  While attending Davidson College, he played football and was a member of the Delta Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.  In 1958, he graduated with a B.S. in Economics. 
During his career in corporate accounting, he worked for Beaunit Corp., Shakespeare Co., Wilbur Driver Co., and Amax Inc.  From 1983 to 1995, he was President of Hamark Enterprises dba Orangeburg Ace Hardware.
Mr. Hamer was a lifelong member of Mackey Lodge 77 A.F.M., served a term as State Secretary of the SC Chapter of the National Association of Accountants, was a Trustee of The R.P. Hamer, Sr. Cemetery Association, and was a former member of the Lions Club.  He was a charter member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and the American Diabetes Association, both of Orangeburg, SC.
Mr. Hamer is survived by his daughters, Sara Anne Hamer Edmonds of Myrtle Beach and Elizabeth Gary Hamer Albrecht (Robert) of Fayetteville, NC.  Also surviving are three granddaughters: Katherine Louise Edmonds, Emma Louise Albrecht, and Rebecca Marie Albrecht.  A brother, Robert Pickett Hamer and a sister, Margaret Louise Hamer Floyd, both of Dillon, predeceased him. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 1:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church of   Dillon conducted by Rev. John O. Bumgartner, Jr.   Memorials ma be made to The RP Hamer, Sr. Cemetery Association and sent to c/o RC Hamer, 300 West Maple Street, Clinton, SC  29325.