Don L. Hammond, 66, of Sanford, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at his residence. The son of the late Leo J. and Priscilla (Welch) Hammond was born in Trenton, on Aug. 29, 1946. Don had been employed with Cleveland Manor. He enjoyed spending time with grandchildren, hunting, fishing, playing baseball, camping and going on long rides in the car with no destination in sight.
Surviving is his wife of 42 years, Doris Hammond, whom he married on June 19, 1979 in Hagerstown, Md.; children, Don (Pamala) Hammond Jr. of Beaverton, Chris (Penny) Hammond of Midland, Randy (Cynthia) Hammond of Zeeland, Tony (Brandi) Hammond of Midland and Holly (Edward) Magee of Sanford; three grandchildren, Maizie Magee, Drake and Dakota Hammond; and brother, Bob (Patty) Hammond of Midland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy.
Funeral and committal services will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, from Floyd Church of God, with Pastor Jeff Eckman officiating. Interment will be in Lee Township Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 12 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be offered to MidMichigan Home Care (Hospice). Personal messages of condolence to the family may be offered at www.wilson-miller.com
. Arrangements are under the care of Wilson MILLER Funeral Home.