Mr. Stephen Hammond
Mr. Stephen Lee Hammond, age 63, died on January 15, 2022, at Community Hospice of Vidalia after an extended illness. Mr. Hammond was known as “Steve” and “Pop,” and was born in Greenville, SC. He was a 1976 graduate of Riverside High School and attended the University of South Carolina. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Vidalia and was a small business owner in the community with The Frame Gallery. He was a wood craftsman who was known for his skill and creativity.
Survivors include his parents, Robert and Barbara Hammond; his children, Brooks Hammond (Ashleigh), and SaraBeth Hammond (Dustin Newman); his grandchildren, Lennon Hammond, Beckett Hammond, and Scout Newman; 1 brother, Gordon Hammond (Carolyn); and 3 nephews, Brad Hammond, Ben Hammond (Laura), Andrew Hammond (Jenny); and their families. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., at Vidalia First United Methodist Church. Prior to the service, the family will have visitation starting at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Ministries or Community Hospice of Vidalia.