Murlin W. Hamrick

Murlin “Skinny” Wayne Hamrick, 71, of Berne passed away at 9:12 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Chalet Village Health & Rehabilitation Center in Berne. He was born on June 28, 1945 in Wren, Ohio to James and Ardella (Kallenberger) Hamrick. He was married on January 6, 1974 to Linda S. Drake.

He retired from All American Homes in Decatur with over 20 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed driving his remote control car around the Chalet Village campus. He was an avid fan of NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. and enjoyed collecting NASCAR memorabilia. He was also an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Shawn (Kendra) Hamrick of Berne; Adam (Trina) Hamrick of Bluffton; and Shane Hamrick of Decatur; daughter, Barbara (Michael) Wollum of Geneva; brother, Chester Hamrick of Van Wert, Ohio; sister, Gerrie (Kenneth) Everett of Decatur; and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, twin Murl, Kenneth, Fredrick, and Herbert Hamrick; and five sisters, Linda Baker; Dorothy Wilhite; Perscilla Philips; and Pasty Evans.

No funeral services will be held.

Arrangements provided by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the guest book, click on