Robert J. Hammond, Sr., 77

Robert J. Hammond, Sr., 77, passed away Friday, May 27,
2016. He was born October 21, 1938 in Gallia, Ohio and had lived most of
his life in Jacksonville. Robert was the son of the late Robert Woods and
Emma Hammond. He is preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Annie Ruth
Hammond, and his brothers, Tom, Harold, and Jeff Miller. Robert was a
retired Journeyman Lineman with IBEW Local Union # 177, and a veteran and
served in the U.S. Marines. Survivors include his daughter, Cynthia Allen
(Dale) of Yulee; son, Bobby Hammond, Jr., (Loretta); brothers, Paul Miller
(Judy), and Lewis Miller, (Kathy) of Ohio; sisters, Lillian Kinser
(Wendell), and Mary Drumm (Phil) all of Ohio; grandchildren, Josh Hammond
(Becca), Brandy Belt (Jeremy) and Bryan Allen; great grandchildren, Sarah,
Brantley, Jackson, and Austin; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 2, at 11am in the North
Jacksonville Baptist Church with Dr. Herb Reavis, Jr., officiating.
Interment with military honors will follow in Evergreen Cemetery,
Jacksonville. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from
6pm until 8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road,
Jacksonville. 714-1110