James Lamar Hammond, 80, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home, with family by his side.
James was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Columbus County, to the late Edgar Bruce and Ruby Louise Thompson Hammond.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.
Survivors include his wife, Judith Cross Hammond of the home; one step-son, Harvey LaReau Barfield III of West Virginia; one sister, Pearl Johnson of Iron Station, Evelyn Joyce Benton of Virginia Beach, Shelia Ann Fields of Iron Station; five step-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.
Online condolences may be offered at www.worthingtonfuneralhome.com.