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James Kenneth Hammond, Jr

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Apr 2016 (aged 80)
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 161004737 · View Source
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Hammond, James Kenneth, Jr.,

Age 80, passed away on Thursday, April 7th, 2016.

Ken was born on May 10th, 1935 in Louisville, KY. He graduated from Manuel High School and from the University of Louisville where he was a member of Lamda Chi Alpha fraternity. On June 5th, 1965, Ken married Sherron Lynn Tillman. The couple moved to Washington, D.C. where Ken was employed by the Social Security Administration. Ken transferred to Atlanta in 1973, where he resided for 43 years with his family.

He was a Kentucky Colonel and a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Ken was an active member of All Saints Catholic Church in Dunwoody, GA and a member of the Sea Pines Country Club in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years, Sherron (Tillman) Hammond and his three daughters, Kristan Battestella (Gary), Gabrielle Hammond, and Jenny McElligott (Thomas, MD). Ken is also survived by five grandchildren, Alexander Middlebrook, Anthony Battestella, Gabrielle Middlebrook, Jacqueline Warnecke, and Vivienne McElligott.

A funeral Mass in celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, April 15th at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1920 Newburg Rd., Louisville, with burial at Calvary Cemetery.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 14, 2016




  • Created by: Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161004737
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Kenneth Hammond, Jr (10 May 1935–7 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161004737, citing Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Gerald & Martha M. Thompson (contributor 47866457) .