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“Liza (and Ray), sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I remember his smile, laugh and, gorgeous white hair, sitting in your living room on Debby...Read More »
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“Roy was our neighbor from when we moved to Bloomington in 1995 until he married Carol. We were sorry to lose such a good man, neighbor, and friend...Read More »
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“I only met Roy once--when his son, Ray, introduced us. He impressed me as a kind and honorable person who was very proud of his son. It was clear...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Bill Compton - Bloomington, IN

“I will always remember Grandpa and the fun we used to have with the kids. He was the best grandfather they could have asked for. God will take good...Read More »
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“Liza, While I didn't know Roy personally.. It is very difficult when a parent passes and our only consolation is our hope that we will one day see...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kelly Cordovano - Orlando, FL

“We are so sorry for your loss please let us know if we can help you in anyway. Our prayers are with you. ”
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“May the Lord be with you all during this time of loss and may He bless you with peace & strength. ”
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Roy R. Hammond, 79, of Spencer, passed away at his residence on Sunday, January 13, 2013. He was born in Marion, North Carolina on May 25, 1933 to Charles and Effie (Wright) Hammond. He was an Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. Roy was an engineering supervisor for General Motors, retiring in 1987. He attended Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.

Mr. Hammond is survived by his wife, Carol (Fulk) Hammond whom he married in 2001; son, Raymond (Janice) Hammond of Lake Orion, Michigan; daughter, Elizabeth (Jim) Toycen of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; stepchildren, Amy (Adam) Allen of Terre Haute, Lindsay (Tim) Roberts of Greenwood, Alaina Wallace (Jay Miller) of Spencer; brother, Ralph Hammond of Burnsville, North Carolina; sister, Eunice McElrath of Delaware and eight grandchildren.

He is preceded by his parents; brothers, Henry, Ernest, Cecil and Bruce Hammond and sisters, Clair Craig, Pearl Presnell, Golda McElrath, Wilma Evishs, Madeline Manis and Betty Larson.

Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Thursday, January 17, 2013 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home with Pastor Roger Clark officiating. Military services will be conducted by the Spencer America Legion and VFW. Visitation will be Wednesday, 4-8 pm and Thursday one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.westparrishpedigo.com.

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