Arthur J. Hammel, Sr., 94 years old, passed away peacefully in El Paso, TX on February 1, 2015. He was born in New Orleans, LA, September 28, 1920. He is a WWII veteran. He is also a member the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union and the local American Legion. He was preceded in death by his wife Rosemary and son, Arthur, Jr. He is survived by his son Terry, and his daughters Gayle (Richard) Sandenaw, Debbie (Tom) Sandenaw, Janet Alvarado and Linda Rangel; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Grandchildren Jason Norman, Neal Alvarado, Eric Rangel, Jeffrey Alvarado, Brian Brandon and God-son Dalton Caldwell will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be Thursday, February 5, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:15 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Central. Graveside Service will be at 11:00 am Fort Bliss National Cemetery with interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of El Paso in his name. Services entrusted to Martin Funeral Home Central, 3839 Montana Ave. El Paso, TX 79903.