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Information for Roy K. Hammond

20 November, 1909 - 9 May, 1981

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

12 May, 1981
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Roy Hammond

    Memorial funeral services for Roy K. Hammond, 71, of 1715 W. Flamingo Ave., Nampa, who died Saturday in a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the First Baptist Church, Nampa, by the Pastor Leo Reed.  Cremation will be under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    He was born Nov. 20, 1900, in Adams, N.Y., where he was reared and educated.  He graduated from New York College of Forestry on Dec. 11, 1929.  He worked as a forest ranger for several years and then moved to Oakland, Calif., where he owned and operated service stations.  He married Elizabeth Ann McDonald in 1934.  She died Nov. 6, 1969.  In 1976 he moved to Nampa where he worked for Trimble Oil Co.  He married Grace L Davis on Oct. 18, 1979, in Nampa.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Nampa.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a son, Roy H. Hammond of Pleasant Hill, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Erma Ward of Spokane; a sister, Marion Ashley of North Adams, Mass.; and numerous step grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Harley.
    Memorials may be made to Nampa First Baptist Church.


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