William C. Hamer

William C. “Doc Stewart” “Bill” Hamer, 75, Altoona, died Wednesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Paul W. and Kathleen G. (Hart) Hamer.

Surviving are a sister, Virginia Hoover and husband, Wayne, of Altoona; two brothers: Richard of Altoona and the Rev. James and wife, Bonnie, of Lancaster; several nieces and nephews; and a friend, Pastor Roy Stewart.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John.

Bill was a 1956 graduate of Altoona High School and studied accounting at the School of Commerce. He enjoyed music, playing in his band and singing.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.