Donald Lee Hammond, 65, of 6428 Centralia-Hartfield Road, Mayville, died Saturday (August 2, 2014) in St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie, PA.
He was born January 10, 1949 in Batavia, NY, the son of the late Francis Clyde and Inez May Sickles Hammond.
He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Vietnam War.
Donald Lee Hammond
Don had been a truck driver for Ethan Allen Furniture and Hills Trucking.
He was a life member of William L. Travis American Legion Post 493 in Mayville and a life member of Lake Chautauqua Memorial Post 8647 VFW in Mayville.
Don loved spending time with grandchildren, his 1968 Dodge Dart and NASCAR.
He is survived by his wife Sheila Rubner Hammond whom he married May 21, 1971 in Pomfret, NY, two sons, Christopher (Shirley) Hammond of Westfield, and Timothy (Tracy) Hammond of Mayville; five grandchildren, Nathan, Cody, Emily, Elizabeth, and Ethan; three brothers, Clifford (Cheryl) Hammond of Ripley, Richard (Selinda) Hammond of Mayville, and Philip (Kris) Hammond of Jamestown.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 in the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville. Burial was in the Mayville Cemetery.
The family received friends and family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hartfield Fire Dept. Rescue Squad, PO Box 182, Mayville, NY 14757; or Mayville Fire Dept. Rescue Squad, PO Box 2, Mayville; or Mayville United Methodist Church, 81 South Erie St., Mayville.
You can leave a remembrance or light a candle for Don by going to www.freayfuneralhome.com.