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Mr. Leroy Hammett

Obituary for Mr. Leroy Hammett

August 24, 1923 - May 31, 2017
Easley, South Carolina | Age 93


Leroy Hammett
Easley, SC

Leroy Hammett, 93, of Easley, husband of the late Mary Lee Lesley Hammett, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2917 at his home.

Born in Liberty, SC, he was a son of the late Arthur and Janie Duncan Hammett. He was raised by his grandparents, the late "Pink" and Betty Duncan.

Mr. Hammett was retired from Alice Manufacturing, Ellison Plant, and was a member of Cedar Rock Baptist Church. He was a US Army Veteran of WWII and loved to work in his garden.

Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Hammett of the home; sisters, Sue Sutherland of Rome, GA, Rosanne Gurley of Sandy Springs and Kay Seidenstricker of Chester, SC; and brothers, Teddy Hammett of Anderson, Robert Hammett of Charlotte, NC and Gary "Zeke" Hammett of Sandy Springs.

In addition to his wife, parents and grandparents, he was predeceased by sisters, Margaret Allen and Janice Compton; and brothers, Fred Duncan, Billy Hammett and Donald Hammett.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Interim Hospice for the exceptional care given to Mr. Hammett.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown with burial to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Pickens.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Friday from 1:30 PM until 2:45 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Rock Baptist Church, 1667 Cedar Rock Church Road, Easley, SC 29640 or The Gideons International, The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251 or

The family will be at their respective homes.

Condolences may be expressed online by visiting or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.


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