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J R NEWTON HAMMOND

March 14, 1934 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

J R HAMMOND Obituary

J R Hammond was born in Ada, Oklahoma, March 14th, 1934, to Sihon and Violet Hammond. He married Mary Ruth Sehorn, on June 28, 1954, in Weatherford, Texas and been by each other's side for 69 years. 

J R was a devoted Minister of the Gospel for 64 years. His passion was to have people understand where Christ truly dwelt, Colossian 1:27, "Christ in you the hope of Glory". He had a true revelation of this passage, which was visible in his countenance and how he strove to show Christ to others. He was also an excellent craftsman in Cabinetmaking and Finished Carpentry.

J R is survived by his loving wife Ruth; brother Frank Hammond and his wife Earlene; two children, Gary Hammond and wife Liz, Debbie Hall and husband Jerry; eleven grandchildren, Tony Estep and wife Stephanie, Donia Varnon, Jennifer Fowler, Jared Hall and wife Sandra, Rachael Travis and husband Jonathan, Lindsey Palmer and husband Ben, Aaron Hall and fiancé Ansley, Natalie Goldsmith and husband D J, Tanner Hall and wife Heather, Joshua Hammond and wife Melanie, Caitlyn Cortez and husband Anthony.

J R and Ruth were the proud great grandparents to 23 great grandchildren.

 

Psalm 127:4-5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them; they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with enemies in the gate".

 

Service will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at 10:00 am, at Paramount Baptist Church, 3801 S. Western Street, Building 'B' Worship Center, Amarillo, Tx. Interment to follow at Dreamland Cemetery, Canyon, TX.

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