December 02, 2019

John Jackson (Jackie) Hamm, 74, of Coeburn, after spending a wonderful Thanksgiving Day with his family, Jackie went to sleep in the early hours of Friday, November 29, 2019 to be with the Lord.

He was the Pastor of Wise Church of God of Prophecy for 30 years plus. He was devoted and loved his family, but he always put serving the Lord first.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow E. Hamm and Elizabeth Roberta Stapleton Hamm; a brother, James N. Hamm.

He leaves behind his beloved family, a son, Errett Hamm, daughter-in-law, Jennifer N. Hamm, who cooked, cleaned and took care of him as she would her own father. A granddaughter, Jacklyn Cheryl Hamm of Coeburn.; two grandsons, Brett Hamm of Meadows Dan, VA.; and Justin Hamm of Renton, WA; two brothers, Eddie D. Hamm and Virginia of Dungannon, VA.; and Woodrow S. Hamm of Talbott, TN.; a sister-in-law, Helen E. Hamm of Coeburn, VA.; a niece, Beverlee Forbes and Richard of Bardstown, KY.; three nephews, Michael Hamm and Marcia of Ashland, KY.; James N. Hamm Jr. and Jessica of Glade Spring.; and David Hamm of Kingsport, TN.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sturgill Funeral Home, 310 6th Street NW, Coeburn, VA. Funeral Services will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Curtis Bond officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Kiser Cemeter,y Kiser Road, Coeburn. The family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the cemetery for services. Please visit to sign guest register book online.

Sturgill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.