WILLIAMSTON - John Frank Hammond, 87, husband of the late Bobbie Sue Reid Hammond, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012 at AnMed Health Medical Center.
Born October 9, 1924, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Cevera W. and Nora Robinson Hammond. He was a WWII veteran and served on U.S. Navy battleships USS Uhlmann and USS New Jersey. After retiring from Owens-Corning Fiberglass, Frank worked at AnMed Health in security and Carolina Auto Auction. He was a member of Young Memorial A.R.P. Church where he served faithfully as Head Usher for many years. Frank loved family, farming and fishing.
Surviving are his daughter, Rebekah Hammond of Atlanta, GA; two sons, Steve Hammond and his wife, Sharlene of Denver, NC and Alan R. Hammond and his wife, Angie of Williamston; 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Frank was preceded in death by a twin brother at birth and his older brother, James W. Hammond.
A memorial service will be held at 1pm Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Northeast Chapel with Dr. L. Thomas Richie officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
The family will be at the home at 517 Mountain View Road, Williamston.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Young Memorial A.R. P. Church, 508 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.