HAMMOND, Edward CharlesOf Hendersonville, TN, passed away June 9, 2013 at the age of 75. He was a kind, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He is survived by wife of 54 years, Carole Anne Hammond; brother, Floyd (Fran) Hammond; sons, Sheldon (Becky) and Scott Hammond; grandchildren, William (Jennifer), Morgan, Austen, Alicia, and Logan and Wes, and great-grandchildren, Mariah and Gwyn. He was preceded in death by his son, Cory (Kim) Hammond. He was a 21 year U.S. Air Force Veteran with service in Korea. He retired after years of service with the Digital Equipment Corporation. Ed was an avid football, hockey and boxing fan. He loved to travel with his wife and family. A private family ceremony was held Friday, June 14, 2013 with the burial following at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. HENDEDRSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME & MEMORY GARDENS, 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy., Hendersonville, TN 37075; (615) 824-3855.
Published in The Tennessean on June 15, 2013