Ocie Hammond, age 68, of Sulphur Springs passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012 at his residence.
Ocie Hammond was born March 19, 1944 in Mineola, Texas, the son of George Willis and Willie Mae (Biggs) Hammond. He married Mary Jo in Alabama. She preceded him in death in 1982. He was a truck driver and served in the US Army as a Private First Class for four years and was awarded a medal of Conduct.
Survivors include his son, Carl McGowin; sister, Jane Copeland of California; granddaughters, Amanda McGowin and Kelsey McGowin; grandsons, Jarrett McCool and Staton McGowin; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; son, John McGowin; brothers, Benny Joe Hammond, Robert Hammond, and George Hammond, Jr.
Memorials may be made to the 1st Choice Home Health.