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James A. Hammond, 59, Russell Springs, KY (1962-2022)

James A. Hammond of Russell Springs passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Russell County Hospital.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main St., Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Jerry Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Dixon Cemetery in Jamestown, KY.

Friends may visit on Wednesday from 11amCT until time of service at H. E. Pruitt Memory Chapel.

James was born in Albany, KY on May 13, 1962, a son of the late Reba (Garner) Hammond and Samuel Ray Hammond.

James is survived by:
  • special friend, Patricia Keith Hammond, of Russell Springs, KY
  • a daughter, Jessica, wife of Lerontez Fanning, of Jamestown, KY;
  • a son, Jeremy, husband of Samantha Hammond, of Jamestown, KY;
  • five sisters, Shirley Popplewell, of Russell Springs, KY; Chestelene Popplewell, of Jamestown, KY; Sherry Lawless, of Jamestown, KY; Peggy Begley, of Columbia, KY; Patty Hammond, of Russell Springs, KY;
  • six brothers, Ralph Hammond, of Jamestown, KY; Randall Hammond, of Russell Springs, KY; Terry Hammond, of IN; Bobby Hammond, of Russell Springs, KY; Floyd Hammond, of Jamestown, KY; David Hammond, of Russell Springs, KY.
  • four grandchildren
  • a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends
He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers Ray Hammond, Jr, Michael Hammond, Donnie Hammond and a sister Barbara Hammond.

Pallbearers: Greg Popplewell, Jodi Hammond, Sean Hammond, Dwayne Hammond, Josh Hammond, Evan Hammond, Chris Popplewell, and Michael Keith.

H.E. Pruitt is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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James A. Hammond, 59, Russell Springs, KY (1962-2022)

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