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Charles "Charlie" J. Hammons

1934 ~ 2020 (age 85)

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In order to comply with Governor Beshear's directive made at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020 regarding funerals and the Covid-19 guidelines, and to preserve the health and safety of our families and community, after speaking with Charlie's family, we are limiting guests to immediate family only. We apologize for the short notice but guidelines are changing daily and even hourly. If you would like to leave your condolences online to Barbara and the family, we will print those left on Charlie's obituary on our website and give them to her.   

Charles J. “Charlie” Hammons, 85, of Ludlow passed away Friday, March 13, 2020.

Born a son of the late Dewey and Leona (Fightmaster) Hammons, Charlie was a retired Signal Maintainer for CSX and in his retirement, he worked for the Newport Independent School District. He was a 50 plus year member of Colonel Clay Masonic Lodge F & AM # 159 of Covington.  He served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and he was a longtime member and Deacon of First Baptist Church, Ludlow and then a member of the First Baptist Church, Covington.

He was preceded in death by son, Kelly Hammons in 1979; daughter, Luanne Hammons in 2016; sisters, Helen Troxel and Nancy Rivers; and brothers, Bud Hammons, Leo Hammons, Bill Hammons and Edwin Hammons.

Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Barbara (Crady) Hammons; grandsons, Conley Hammons and Damon Hammons; sister, Martha (Clifford) Daly; brothers, Harold (Faye) Hammons and Harry E. (Loretta) Hammons; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services are for immediate family only. 

Memorials are suggested to Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home to assist the family with Charlie’s final expenses.


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