Raymond Hammonds, 80, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at his home.
Raymond was the son of the late Leslie Jim Hammonds and Mamie Ruth Smith Hammonds. He was the husband of the late Barbara Ann Strickland Hammonds who preceded him in 2012. He was also preceded in death by six siblings, Velton Hammonds, Alton Hammonds, Wilford Hammonds, Martha Crockrell, Mary Evans and Ruby H. Wiant; and a son, Anthony Ray “Tony” Hammond in 2002.
Raymond was a member of Cherokee Chapel Baptist Church and retired from the Columbus County School System in the maintenance area.
His funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Strickland officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Hammonds Family Cemetery.
He is survived by his daughter, Anissa Hammonds McKoy (Bobby) of Chadbourn; three siblings, Hilda Hammonds Sugg (Hal) of Annapolis, Md., Johnny Hammonds (Monica) of Charleston and Leslie Hammonds Jr. (Virginia); six grandchildren, Aja Hammonds, Alex McKoy, Dani McKoy, Julie McKoy, Lyrix McKoy and Anthony McKoy.