Theodore O. Hammond III, 52, of McGraw, NY, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 19, 2016, while surrounded by his family.
Born in Cortland, NY on July 14, 1963, Ted was the son of Theodore Hammond, Jr. and the late Shannon Glassford Hammond. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He was an eagle scout who enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most important was spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Renee Hammond, and his three children, Tashia (Shea), Bobby (Tora), and Nate (Angelica). He also leaves behind his father, Theodore (Kathy) Hammond, Jr., and his siblings, Patti (Mike), Mike (Brenda), Laura (Jimmer), and Jimmy (Melinda); as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother, Shannon Hammond, in 2003.
Funeral services will be held at the Barth Funeral Home, McGraw, NY, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. with his father officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be in McGraw Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until the start of the service at 3:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Ted may be directed to his family at 40 Clinton Street Ext., McGraw, NY 13101, to help offset expenses.