Charles W. “Chuck” Hammond, 90 of Beans Cove Road, Chaneysville, PA; passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Allegany Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cumberland. He was born on February 19, 1929 in McKeesport, PA; a son of the late Glenford and Helen Josephine (Knoll) Hammond. On November 6, 1954 in Cumberland, MD; he was united in marriage to Freda L. (Trail) Hammond.
Along with his wife of sixty-five years he is survived by children Regina married to Wilmer Williams, Clearville, PA; Charlene “Cookie” married to David Wharran, Clearville, PA and Sheila “Shelly” Mantia, Everett, PA; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sisters Marlene Simmons, Clearville, PA and Delores Carrigan married to Norman “Jack”, Clearville, PA.
Mr. Hammond served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He had a love of woodworking and worked as a cabinet maker as well as a bus contractor for the Everett Area School District where he drove for thirty years.
Chuck was a member of the Chaneysville United Methodist Church and attended El Bethel Assembly of God. He was the last surviving charter member of the Chaneysville Volunteer Fire Company; he was fire warden for forty-nine years and Southampton Historical Society as well as a member of the Chaneysville Senior Center, Chapman Run Hunting Club, Everett Area School Bus Association and the Final Lap Race Club. He was an avid Dale Earnhardt racing fan and enjoyed going to and attending craft shows, having been a vendor at the Bedford Fall Foliage for over forty years.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home with Pastor Vincent Smith Officiating.
Friends and family will be received on Wednesday from 2-8 P.M. and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.
Burial will be held at the Chaneysville Cemetery with full military honors by the Everett Area Honor Guard.
If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Chuck to the Southampton Historical Society, 241 Millers Corner Road, Clearville, PA 15535.
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