Roy C. Hammons, 86, of Harriman passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, in University of Tennessee Medical Center.
He was a deacon of Emory Gap Missionary Baptist Church and a women's Sunday school teacher. He was past master mason of East Fork Lodge 4 in 1969, worthy patron at Dyllis Lodge 498 and a member of Eastern Star. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Jones Hammons; parents, William and Cecil Hammons; sister, Sue Adkins; and brother, Glenn Hammons.
Survivors include children and spouses, Laura and Eldon Helton, David and Fay Hammons, Nathan and Nancy Hammons, and Larry Hammons; brother, Don Hammons; grandchildren, Kim Clark (Gerald), Karen McDonald (David), Marsha Hamby (Matt), Kristy Hammons, Brandon Hammons, Natalie Zimmerman (Adam), Marisa Haun, and Casey Hunt (Sean); 13 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family members
Funeral will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman, with the Rev. Willard Gunter officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com