He was a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Hammond; four children: Mike Hammond, of Georgetown, Vicky Price of Memphis, Lisa Beckler of Ocoee and Lori McKay of Cleveland; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; siblings: Nell Steckman of Norfolk, Va., Richard Hammond of Lufkin, Texas, Elaine Hammond of Hendersonville and Bob Hammond.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Hugh Bryan and Dr. Ralph Rivers officiating.
A private family interment will be held, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Johnston Cemetery.
Interment will be held Wednesday at Johnston Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.