Son of the late George and Julia Hamra, he was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include five children Cathy Jo Duffie, of Arnold, Mo., and George Hamra, Beth Martin, Kellie Gallahue and Joseph Lee Hamra II, all of St. Louis; three sisters, Christine Clement and Dorris Hamra, both of St. Louis, and Catherine McDonald, of Kennett; one brother, A.G. Hamra and wife, Deveda, of Sikeston, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a host of friends and other relatives.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 1, at the Oak Hill Presbyterian Church in St. Louis.
Burial was in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Kutis Funeral Home of St. Louis was in charge of arrangements.