Funeral service for Huel H. Hammond, 84, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at First United Methodist Church with Bro. Pete Adrian officiating and Bro. Dean Libby assisting. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Ben Hammond, Adam Hammond, Luke Hammond, Heath Hammond, James Schumacher, and Aaron Lohmann serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be G.R. Romans, Bill Floyd, Lino Cruz, Gabriel Lozano, Carmen Ortega, Doyle Wood, Bobby Price, Buzzy Ivy, Bob Gideon, George Law, Bernie Beers, Bob Cody, and the FUMC Messengers Class. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at West Oaks Funeral Home.
Mr. Hammond passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at his residence. He was born on October 14, 1930 in Weaver, TX, the son of Homer Hill and Grace Anderson Hammond. He married Juanita Wofford on January 2, 1954 in Dallas, TX. She survives. Mr. Hammond was a member of First United Methodist Church of Sulphur Springs. He was a barber for 20 years, and later a mobile home dealer. In addition to his wife, he is also survived by sons, Harlan H. Hammond and wife Paula of Sulphur Springs, Lee Hammond of Batavia, IL, sister, Judy Shelton of Sherman, grandchildren, Christy Schumacher and husband James of Sulphur Springs, Heather Lohmann and husband Aaron of Winnsboro, Ben Hammond and wife Anna of Aurora, IL, Heath Hammond and wife Brittany of Sulphur Springs, Adam Hammond and wife Kami of Aurora, IL, Sarah Hammond of Batavia, IL, Luke Hammond of Batavia, IL, Elyssa Hammond of Batavia, IL, great-grandchildren, Logan and Kaylee Schumacher, Maci and Colten Freeman, Lilly Lohmann, Hayden Huel Hammond, Leah Hammond, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Gene Hammond, sisters, Sharon Kay Tully, Ann Wagner, and great-granddaughter Halo Schumacher.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com