The Morehead News
3/07/14 — Maxwell “Max” Lee Hammond, 72, of Olive Hill, died Tuesday morning, March 4, 2014, at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead.
He was born Sept. 30, 1941, in Olive Hill, a son of the late Maxwell Earl and Florence Flannery Hammond. Max was a 1959 graduate of Olive Hill High School, a graduate of Morehead State University and had completed graduate work at Eastern Kentucky University. He was a member of the Olive Hill Masonic Lodge No. 629 and a member of the First Baptist Church in Olive Hill.
He was a retired counselor with the Department of Juvenile Justice Ashland Day Treatment Center in Ashland, a social worker for many years, and a teacher in the Carter County School System.
He was an avid sportsmen and expert outdoors man. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends. Max was an expert marksman, winning many trap shooting championships. He played softball for many years with the once well-known Texaco Sluggers.
Max is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Alyce Hammond, whom he married March 30, 1962; two sons, Maxwell (Alma
Lee) Hammond II of Olive Hill and Bryan Keith (Deanna) Hammond of South Shore; five grandchildren, Maxwell Lee Hammond III of Olive Hill, Carter Thomas Hammond of South shore, Emily Quinn Hammond of Olive Hill, Pamela Shay Hammond of Morehead and Jenna Hammond of Morehead; one great-grandchild, Hazel Maxine Banks of Morehead; and one step-grandchild, Elizabeth Nichol Ferguson.
In addition to these, he is survived by a host of family and friends that mourn his passing
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Olive Hill with the Rev. Dave Logdson and Brother Randy Binion officiating. Burial will follow in their family cemetery adjacent to Watson Cemetery in Olive Hill. Close friends will serve as pallbearers. The Texaco Sluggers will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, and after 10 a.m. Friday at the church
Duvall & Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.duvallandmoore.com