Haysi, VA – Kermit Dee Hammond, age 82 of Tara Road passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the home of his niece, Suzettia Blair, where he had made his home for two years. Born in Dickenson County, he was a son of the late Rufus and Eva Carty Hammond. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Smith Hammond; sisters, Lesie Elder, Sarabell Hammond and Leanon (Dot) Simpson and a brother, Robert Hammond.
Survivors include his brothers, George Hammond of Haysi, VA and Paul Hammond of Lebanon, VA; sisters, Arizona Hammond of Coeburn, VA and Arbutus Tickles of Tennessee and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2018 at McCoy Chapel, Nora, VA with Roger McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in the McCoy Cemetery, Nora. Pallbearers will be Michael Hammond, Bobby Turner, Michael D. Hammond, Hunter Hammond, Johnny Blair, Justin Blair, Derick Blair and Greg Thompson. Nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 6:00p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the church where an evening service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral.com.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.