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Allen Newton Hamner

Allen Newton Hamner

July 31, 1947 - March 15, 2020

Allen Newton Hamner, age 72, of Foley, Alabama passed away March 15,2020 at Scared Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. He passed peacefully under the care of hospice. He bravely fought a long battle with polycystic kidney disease, and heart disease. A small, private service with family will be held in Foley, Alabama. <br /> He was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy Hamner, his Father Samuel Hamner and his brother, Bud Hamner. <br /> Survivors include his wife, Donna Hamner of Foley; daughter Kimberly Quigley of Gulf Shores; son, Michael Hamner and his wife Mindy Hamner of Mobile; grandchildren Holley Hamner, Dean Hamner, Lauren Quigley, Sam Hamner, Lois Anne Hamner, John Erick Quigley and step grandson Benjamin Smalley; Brother, Gene Hamner and his wife Susan Hamner of Northport; nephew, Scott Hamner of Peachtree Corners, Georgia; Allison De La Cuesta of Brentwood Tennessee. <br /> Newt was born July 31, 1947 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He grew up in Northport, Alabama. He attended Northport Baptist Church as a young man. He went to Tuscaloosa County High and graduated in 1965. After graduating he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Alabama in 1969. In 1970, Newt began his 39-year career at the University of Alabama. After retirement, Newt and Donna moved to Foley Alabama with their beloved Tibetan Spaniels. <br /> Newt was a man of integrity, voice of clarity and reason. He worked hard to provide for his family. He helped friends and family members prepare taxes and served as the neighborhood treasurer for many years. He enjoyed listening to Fox news and reading Consumer Report magazine. He was very knowledgeable on cars and financial matters. In his earlier years, Newt enjoyed bowling and bowled with many leagues through the years in Tuscaloosa. He also enjoyed fishing and target shooting with his brother Gene. Newt had a quiet strength about him, he was admired for his intelligent and gentle spirit. He will be greatly missed. <br /> In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the PKD Foundation at in memory of Allen N. Hamner.

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    Newt was a classmate of mine at TCHS and I have many fond memories of those years and being a friend of Newt. He was a fun loving, witty guy, who we all liked to be around. He will be missed for sure, and my prayers are for Donna and all his family.
    Bill Elliott Apr 03, 2020
    Newt and Donna had come to pick up puppy "Elvis" . I know Newt loved his Tibetan Spaniels as does Donna. I hope that Newt and Elvis have found each other and are have a lovely time going over their memories of each other. I also remember the Tibbie gang of friends going out to dinner with them in Foley. He was an extraordinary person who would go out of his way to help anyone. I will always be grateful for his kindness.
    Jan Wright Mar 25, 2020