Posted: Mon 10:01 AM, Jun 03, 2013
Funeral Home: Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home
Mack R. Hammond SFC, US Army Retired, died on Friday, May 31 at his residence in Daleville. He was 90.
Hammond was born November 10, 1922 to the late Marshall and Arrie Shows Hammond in McKenzie, Alabama. He was a Veteran of WWII, Korean Conflict and Vietnam. SFC Hammond retired after serving 27 years with the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Kenneth; and granddaughter, Lisa.
Hammond is survived by his wife of 71 years, Elizabeth "Beth" Dukes Hammond of Daleville; his daughters, Dorothy Barger (H. Richard) of Arlington, TX. , Susan Leppert of Dothan; his grandchildren, Holly, Jesse, Ricky and Luke; also surviving are several great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5 in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Charles Goldsmith officiating along with full military honors and Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held Wednesday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark (334) 774-4551 is in charge of the arrangements. Members of the Dignity Memorial network. Condolences may be offered at www.fuquabankston.com.