Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

Ralph Hammond Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

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Date of PassingOctober 01, 2016

Ralph Hammond Obituary

from Richardson, Texas, United States

Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

Ralph Hammond Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

296 Views

Date of PassingOctober 01, 2016

Ralph Hammond Obituary

from Richardson, Texas, United States


Carroll Ralph Hammond was born on Sept. 30, 1926, to John Wesley and Maude Lorene Allison Hammond in McAlester, Okla., and he passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at his home in Jacksboro. He was 90 years old. Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Christian Church. Interment: Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Coker Funeral Home. Ralph or "C.R.," as many liked to call him, married Alice Lorraine Geneva on Oct. 11, 1947, in Chandler, Okla. He was a member of Memorial Christian Church (The Parish), Lions' Club, Red Cross of Jacksboro, Fort Richardson Masonic Lodge 320 and the Jacksboro Chamber of Commerce. Ralph was very active in the community including being a past school board member, a director of First National Bank and the Oakwood Cemetery Board. He loved to spend time with his family. He owned City Drug Store where he was a pharmacist for over 58 years. He was always there ready with a smile to answer questions and open the doors to fill emergency prescriptions. Ralph was a kind and loving family man of whom his family and community will miss dearly. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Sue Hammond, in 1979; his parents; and his sisters, Ruby Mae, Ruth and Dorothy. Survivors: Ralph is survived today by his wife, Alice, of over 69 years; his son, James Rodney and wife, Kathy, of Jacksboro; daughter, Debra Lorraine Thomasson and husband, Tim, of Coppell; brother-in-law, Belton Williams; grandchildren, Allison, Ryan, Lauren, Katy and Victoria; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Rhett, Brooke, Christian and Timothy; and many other extended family members and friends.

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