66, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2010, at Banner Gardens Hospice House in Mesa, AZ. He was born on October 24, 1943, the son of Melvin J. Hammer and Pauline States Hammer who preceded him in death. Paul is survived by one daughter, Leilani Porter, and two grandchildren of Arkansas, one brother, Norman Hammer of Mesa. He was a member of Gospel Center Church in Phoenix. Visitation will be from 11:00 – 11:30 am, Thursday, July 15, 2010 with a Funeral Service at 11:30 am, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road. Interment will follow at 1:30 pm, at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix.