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Johnny J. Hammond

Johnny J. Hammond Johnny J. Hammond

Johnny J. Hammond, 69, Floyds Knobs, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at his home.

Born May 19, 1950, in New Albany, he was the son of the late Charles R. and Juanita Seaton Hammond.

He was a school teacher for 33 years, having taught at Leavenworth High School and Crawford County Junior-Senior High School. He was of the Methodist faith. He played baseball for Greenville, Illinois College. He was an All American baseball player and was inducted into the Greenville Hall of Fame. He continued his passion by coaching baseball and basketball. In his honor, the Crawford County High School baseball field was named after him.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Hammond; a daughter, Julie L. Drury (Kenny) of Greenville; three sons, Justin C. Hammond of Milltown, Joseph A. Stone (Leslie) of Lanesville and Thomas M. Stone (Toni) of Charleston, S.C.; a sister, Judy Skinner of Gilbertsville, Ky.; and six grandchildren, Jakob, Jadyn, Birdie, Guy, Fern and Isabel.

Visitation: Friday, Dec. 13, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 14, after 9 a.m. at East Crawford Elementary School.
Funeral: Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at the school with interment in the Milltown Cemetery.

Officiant: Brother Paul Walerczak.

Casket bearers: Justin Hammond, Joseph Stone, Thomas Stone, Kenny Drury, John David Skinner, Chris Huss and Tom Little.

Arrangements: Brown Funeral Home in Milltown.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 11902 Brinley Ave., Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40243 or St. Marys of Navilleton (St. Vincent of DePaul), 7500 Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119.