He was a Veteran of US Army and a member of Pleasant Point United Baptist Church. He pastored many churches in Russell, Pulaski, and Casey Counties and participated in many revivals.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Hammond; 3 sisters, Louise Blair, Frances Holt, and Pauline Gosser.
6 children: Karen Steed, Winchester, Ky.
Janie (Gary) McFarland, Russell Springs
Kenny (Sandra) Hammond, Russell Springs
David (Rhonda) Hammond, Russell Springs
John Mark (Sherry) Hammond, Shepherdsville, Ky.
Mary (Larry) Roy, Russell Springs
13 grandchildren-13 great grandchildren
brother: Bro. Gilbert (Jan) Hammond, Falmouth, Ky
sister: Marilyn Owens, Lexington, Ky
Funeral service for Eld Kenneth Hammond will be 10:30 AM. Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jason Shanks, Bro. Paul Roy, and Bro. David Hammond officiaitng.
Visitation after 4 PM. Thursday.
Burial in the Salem Cemetery
Active Pallbearers: Ben Hammond, Matthew Hammond, Nathan Roy, Ryan Roy, Jonas Hammond, Chris Tucker, Buddy Croucher, John Luttrell, Jeremy Tuel, Max Hennig.
Masonic Rites will be at 5:30 PM. Thursday.
The family requests memorials to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. These can be made at the funeral home.
Bernard Funeral Homein Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.