Mr. Buron Walter Hammond, age 87 of Griffin, passed away Thursday, December 20,
2012 at the Spalding Regional Hospital.
Mr. Hammond was born October 15, 1925 to the late Carl Hammond & Leila Bell Cook
Hammond. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 33 ½ years with 17 missions over Vietnam, Germany, France, Guam, Okinawa, Japan Korea and Thailand earning 23 medals including Valor, Meritorious Service, Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Mr. Hammond was a 40 year Shriner to the 32nd degree. He was preceded in death by sisters, Myrtle Davis and Laverne Carroll.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Ann Hammond of Griffin; daughter, Sandra Golden of Fayetteville; son, Michael Hammond of Atlanta; 5 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Hammond of Marietta, Raymond Hammond of Newnan; sister, Brenda Tulley of Breman; good friend, Jessica Snyder of McDonough.
Funeral services for Mr. Buron Walter Hammond will be held Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Haisten McCullough Funeral Home. Rev. Barry Jones will officiate. Interment will follow in Westwood Gardens. Friends may visit the family 1 hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Fayetteville Shriners Club, 114 Ellis Rd., Fayetteville, GA 30214, in memory of Mr. Hammond.
To pay condolences online to the family, please do so at www.haistenmccullough.com.
Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155
Everee Inn Rd. is in charge of arrangements.