Robert C. Hammond Sr., 74, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 22, 2007. Mr. Hammond was born September 16, 1932, in Rothville, MO and served his country honorably as a Forward Observer in the U.S. Army during Korea and was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus in Kansas City. He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Hammond and his parents. Survivors include daughter, Jennifer Hammond of Blue Springs, Mo.; son, Robert C. Hammond Jr. and his wife Robin of Springfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Adam Hammond, Hilary Hammond and Clint Carpenter; special companion, Dottie Odell of the home and her children, Cindy Fry and her husband Wayne of Marshall, Mo., Craig Stevens and his wife, Gina of Lee's Summit, Mo., Rodney Stevens and his wife, Edith of Columbia, Mo.. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2007, at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, Grain Valley, Mo.. Visitation will be at 1:00 prior to the services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family has asked donations be made to KC Hospice. Arrangements: Chapel of Memories Funeral Home 816-463-4030.
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