Earl Edward Hammett Jr., 63, Navy veteran

OAK ISLAND — Earl Edward Hammett Jr., 63, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center after a brief illness. Earl was born Jan. 26, 1958, in Tacoma, Washington, and was a son of the late Edward Earl and Judy Hammett.

Earl enjoyed fishing and loved playing golf. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, where he was a crewman aboard several submarines. Earl was also a painter and worked in the Southport and Oak Island areas for 21 years.

In addition to his parents, Earl was preceded in death by his sister, Gabriella.

Surviving are his longtime companion, Laura “Charlie” Vondell of Oak Island; son, Orion Wolfe of Tacoma, Washington; and two grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time.

Share online condolences with the family at Michael J. Fulwood Funeral Service Licensee.

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