|Voyle O. Hammond|
|Date Of Birth:||January 24, 1919|
|Date Of Death:||February 16, 2012|
|Service Date:||1:00 p.m. Sunday
Feb. 19, 2012
Allen Funeral Home
O. Hammond, 93, of Bloomington died on Thursday, February 16, 2012
at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford. He was born in
Monroe County on January 24, 1919 the son of Voyle H. and Rose
(Johnson) Hammond. He retired from the Carpenter Shop at
Indiana University after more than 35 years of service.
He was a 50 year member of Monroe Lodge #22, F. & A.M., a
member of the Carpenters Local for many years, a longtime member of
the New Prospect Baptist Church in Dolan and a U.S. Army veteran of
World War II. During the war he spent ten months as a Prisoner of
War and received a Purple Heart and was also awarded three bronze
stars for injuries from combat. In Central Europe
Survivors include his wife of almost 72 years, Ida (Bennett)
Hammond, his two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Don Parish
of Indianapolis and Linda and Rusty Colbert of Bedford, his son and
daughter-in-law, Marvin and Caroline Hammond of San Antonio,
TX, eight grandchildren; Debbie Lewis, Fred Perry, John
Perry, Angie Bushee, Michelle McGill, Matt Colbert, Jimmie Hammond,
II. andMelanie Shaw, and ten great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jim Hammond, one sister
Lucinda Woodward and one brother, Richard Hammond.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday at Allen Funeral
Home with Bro. Max Abel officiating. Burial will be at Payne
Cemetery where the Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military
Graveside rites. Friends may call at the funeral home from
11:00 a.m. until the time of services Sunday. Online
condolences may be sent to the family www.allenfueralhome.org.