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1936 Benjamin 2023

Benjamin Hammond

July 17, 1936 — October 31, 2023

Benjamin Leroy Hammond

Born: 07/17/1936

Died: 10/31/2023

Survived by Coleeta Vasser Hammond

4 sons: Steve Hammond, Gary Hammond, Chris Hammond, Greg Hammond

8 Grandchildren: Kyle Hammond, Taylor Hammond, Travis Hammond, Kevin Hammond, Andy Hammond, Jake Hammond, Alex Hammond, Nikki Hammond

6 Great Grandchildren

Siblings: Nancy Meeks, Dee Jackson

 

He graduated from Georgia State College and worked for Guardian Life Insurance of America for 40 years. He loved to play tennis, as he continued to play in the "Over 55 Club" until he was around 80. Loved baseball, especially watching 3 of his boys play professional baseball. But his passion switched from baseball to studying God's Word and attending Bible studies when he married Coleeta.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made in Ben's honor to either the Chris Hammond Youth Foundation: 1142 Berwick Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242 or the Creation Museum: P.O. Box 510, Hebron Ky 41048

 

Pallbearers: Andy Hammond, Jake Hammond, Kyle Hammond, Taylor Hammond, Travis Hammond, Kevin Hammond

 

Funeral service: Tuesday November 7 at the Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home: 2701 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover Al 35244.

Visitation will be from 10 am to 12pm with the service immediately following.

Service conducted by: Dr. Jay Jackson

Music by: Kara Lancaster

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

2701 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

2701 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244

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