Stephen “Mike” Wayne Hammer, 72, of Buchanan, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Wayne Hammer; parents, Phillip Hammer and Lucille Hammer Boughton; brother, Charles “Pete” Tuten; and sisters, Freda Strasburger and Brenda Horn. He is survived by his wife of six years, Michelle A. Hammer; daughter, Theresa Dewitt of Moneta; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis and Wesley Hudson of Danville; Joyce Watts of Blairs. At Mike’s request, a potluck gathering was held Friday, Nov. 6, at Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan. Memorials may be made to the Brain Injury Services of SWVA, 302 2nd Street, 3rd Floor, Roanoke, 24011.