Charles "Charlie" Richard Hammonds Obituary

Charles (Charlie) Richard Hammonds, 83 years old, of Hartford, Arkansas passed away peacefully in his home on June 21, 2022.
Charles was born on March 5, 1939 to Thomas and Edna Hammonds, in a log cabin east of Vandervoort, Arkansas. He graduated from VanCove High School in 1957 and was enlisted in the United States Navy from 1957-1961. Charles mar-ried his classmate, Janelle Watkins, on July 22, 1961. They moved to Hartford, Ar-kansas, in 1963 where they raised their 4 children, and where Janelle continues to reside. Charles was employed at the Whirlpool Corporation in Fort Smith, Arkan-sas, from 1962 to 1995.
Charles was able to enjoy 27 years of retirement in Hartford, Arkansas where he spent his time tinkering in his shop, maintaining vehicles, gardening, caring for his lawn, fishing, playing cards with family, and traveling with Janelle in their mo-torhome.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Edna (Liner) Hammonds, and his brothers: Wayne, Glen, Leon, and Larry Hammonds.
Charles is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Janelle Hammonds and children: Charlotte and husband Ian, Michael and wife Clycia, James, daughter-in-law Alicia and Barbara; siblings: Louis, Kenneth, Myra Powell, Doris Kesterson, and Joe; grandchildren: Dalton, Katie and husband Kevin, Charla, Tate and wife Abigail, Brianna, Keeton and wife Brooke, Natosha, Christina, Peggy, Asher, and Samuel; great grandchildren: Jenna, Tessa, Klynn, Krysta, Callahan, and Ariah; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be Thursday, June 23 at 9:00 a.m. at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas with Brother Donnie Jewell officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday June 22 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

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6-21-22 12:21p.m. KAWX.ORG