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Livingston Funeral Home - Jefferson Willard Hammons, Sr.

August 1, 1945 ~ September 1, 2022 (age 77)


Funeral Services for Mr. Jefferson Willard Hammons, Sr., age 77, of the Hardy Chapel Community will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, September 4, 2022, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.  Bro. David Brown will officiate.  Burial to follow in the Eckle Cemetery.  The family will welcome friends on Saturday afternoon from 3 until 9 p.m. at Livingston Funeral Home.

Mr. Hammons passed from this life on Thursday evening, September 1, 2022, from the comfort of his home.  He was born in Overton County, Tennessee on August 1, 1945, to the late Melissa V. Brown.  Willard worked in construction, and road construction up till his death.  He enjoyed helping others that needed help anyway he could.  He was known for his dedication and hard work to his family and friends.  His children and grandchildren were his true love.

Willard leaves behind his daughter, Sharon Ray and husband Darryl of Allons, TN; son, Jeff Hammons and wife Chasity of the Hardys Chapel Community; stepdaughters Carol Covey and Mayblean Ayers; grandchildren, Wayne Hammons, Brandon Breeding, Shawn Ray, Ethan Ray, Derrick Brown, Stephanie Boren, and Jessica Miller; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Cindy Day of Cookeville, TN; several nieces and nephews; and one very special friend, Linda Bilyeu.

In addition to his mother, Willard was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Wayne Hammons; stepsons Raymond Covey and James Paul Rush; granddaughter, Charity Grace Hammons; brothers, Harold Hammons, Larry Hammons, and Michael Brown; sisters, Patricia Hammons, Linda Phillips, and Rita Allen. 

Pallbearers to serve are Brandon Breeding, Brandon Hess, Ryan Johnson, Rodney Phillips, Tad Phillips, and Derick Brown. 

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Funeral Service
September 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Livingston Funeral Home
208 Daugherty Street
Livingston, TN 38570

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