James “Jim” E. Hammonds, Jr., age 76, formerly of Ider, Alabama departed this life on March 31, 2019 at Crowne Health Care. He was born October 4, 1942 to the late James “Edgar” Hammonds and Pauline Lea Hammonds.
He was a 1961 graduate of Ider High School, a member of Ider Baptist Church, a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Air Force from August 23, 1962 until August 22, 1966 as a fighter jet mechanic. He then worked for many years in the family trucking business.
Funeral services will be held at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Bro. Darrell Sears and Bro. Luke McKay officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, April 1, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm and Tuesday, April 2, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, James and Faye Hammonds, of Dalton, GA, daughter and son-in-law, Paulette and Jerry Waters, of Fort Payne, AL, son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Rebecca Hammonds, of Henagar, AL, son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Stephanie Hammonds of Dallas, GA, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Anita Hammonds, brother and sister-in-law, David and Hillev Hammonds, brother and sister-in-law, Alan and Debra Hammonds, sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Randy Franks, sister and brother-in-law, Paula and JA Bates, and sister, Rita Barksdale, all of Ider, AL.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Wills Creek Village Assisted Living for their care and love for two plus years and to Crowne Health Care for their loving care for the last eight months of his life.
Please leave condolences online at www.cornerstonefuneralchapel.com