Kirbyton Jul. 20, 1950 | May. 22, 2023
Kirbyton | Jul. 20, 1950 | May. 22, 2023
Gilbert James Hammonds, 72, of Kirbyton, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023 at his home after battling an illness.
Gilbert was born in Fort Scott, Kansas on July 20, 1950 to the late T.A. and Mae Crews Hammonds but was a lifelong resident of Kentucky.  He was a member of Kirbyton Baptist Church.  Gilbert was also a member of the Mayfield Moose Club and enjoyed playing the bass and guitar with his band.  He retired from Caterpillar Wayne Supply after many years of service.   
Gilbert is survived by his wife of 27 years, Venida Hammonds; two daughters, Shawna (Howard) Petty of Humboldt, Tennessee and Ileah Jo Hammonds of Fulton, Kentucky; one son, Jason (Jessica) Chandler of Arlington; two sisters, Vicki Jackson of Kirbyton and Cassie Hammonds; nine grandchildren, Adreana Hammonds, Lana Purdy, Cody Petty, Trey Petty, Bransen Wilbert, Lake Coleman, Alex Chandler, Jace Chandler and Hunter Chandler;  and five great-grandchildren, Jasper Purdy, Willow Purdy, Judah Purdy, Chevy Davis, and Ezra Chandler.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Hammonds, a brother-in-law, David Jackson, a nephew, Jerrod Hammonds, and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday May 26, 2023 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Arlington with Bro. Mark Wilson and Bro. Brandon Wilson officiating.  Burial will follow in Kirbyton Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the service time of 1:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2023 at the funeral home. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 6704 Hagerstown, MD 21741 or to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105.
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