George Hammond

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 17, 2009

George E. Hammond
WINDSOR—George Earl Hammond, 64, died April 14, 2009.
He was born in Portsmouth, the son of the late George B. Hammond and Ivey Taylor McDaniel.
He was also predeceased by his other father, William McDaniel.
In his earlier years he served in the National Guard. He later went on to retire from the central office of GTE, now Verizon.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Mary Ellen O. Hammond of Windsor; brother, Emmett Wayne Hammond of Emporia; niece, Cheryl Taylor and husband Mike; nephew, Earl Wayne Hammond and wife Amber; cousins, Todd, Linda, Ben, Carol and Dean; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory, Suffolk, with the Rev. Douglas Van Niel officiating.
Friends may join the family at other times at the residence.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Isle of Wight Chapter, c/o Lois R. Little, P.O. Box 659, Smithfield, VA 23431 or the Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad at P.O. Box 97, Smithfield, VA 23431.
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