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Lewis  Richard Ham
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Obituary for Lewis Richard Ham

DURHAM: Lewis Richard Ham, 82, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Duke Regional Hospital. He was born in Mebane, the son of the late Thad and Lenoir Riggs Ham. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his bothers, Haywood Ham, Billy Ham; and a sister, Annie Lou Neumeyer.

Mr. Ham was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired as an equipment installer with GTE.

Mr. Ham is survived by his wife, Linda Sanford Ham; and nieces, Lisa Sanford, and Kera Browning and husband Josh and families; and a nephew, Bobby Walker and wife Kacie.

A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18th at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Dr. Rick Finley officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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Visitation Prior to the Service




1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service




2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704


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