Gerald Wayne Hammons

Born: Fri., Dec. 15, 1944
Died: Fri., Sep. 18, 2020


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 20, 2020
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Sep. 21, 2020
Location: Nicholas County Elementary School


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Sep. 21, 2020
Location: Nicholas County Elementary School


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Gerald Wayne Hammons, 75, husband of Carol Meadows Hammons, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at his home. 
 
Gerald was born December 15, 1944 in Scott County, Kentucky to the late Goebel, Sr. & Zelma Morris Hammons. A life-long educator, he began his teaching career with the Williamsburg (Ohio) School System and had his first principalship in Highland County, Ohio. In 1978 Mr. Hammons joined the Nicholas County School System, becoming Principal of Nicholas County Elementary in 1979 and holding that position for more than 20 years before moving to the Board of Education to serve as the Director of Buildings, Grounds and Transportation.  He was a member of Blue Licks Lodge #495 and Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. 
 
Additional survivors include a son, Geoffrey (Shannon) Hammons, of Carlisle; a daughter, Melody Hammons, of Paris; a brother, Bobby Gene Hammons, of Scott County; 2 sisters: Carolyn Norris, of Ocala, Florida, and Judy (John) Richardson, of Georgetown; 6 grandchildren: Mallory (Christopher) Mays, Sabrina (Thomas) Booth, Ryan Cobb, Garrick Hammons, Caleb Lewis and Trevor Cobb; and a great-granddaughter, Laurel Mays. 
 
Also preceding him in death were 5 brothers: Goebel, Jr., Paul, Donald, Harold & Billy Hammons, and a sister, Faye Wright.
 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00P.M. Monday, September 21, 2020 at the Nicholas County Elementary School by Bro. Todd Wiley with burial to follow in Carlisle Cemetery.
 
Visitation will be after 5:00P.M. Sunday at Nicholas County Elementary School and from 12:00P.M. Monday until the time of service. 
 
Please enter the school through the Bus Loop Entrance for Sunday’s visitation and through the Gym Entrance for Monday’s visitation and funeral service. 

Charitable donations may be made in Gerald's memory to the following organizations:

Bluegrass Hospice Care
http://give.bgcarenav.org/
1317 US Highway 62 East, Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031
Tel: 859-234-6462

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
c/o Patricia Tolliver, 198 Dogwood Drive, Ewing, Kentucky 41039

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Eva Lee Kingsolver
   Posted Fri September 18, 2020
Sad to hear. Mr. Hammons was one of the best school principals. He valued greatly each student.

Naomi Reed
   Posted Sat September 19, 2020
Carol, so sorry to hear about Jug. My thought are with you and your family. Naomi

Diana Greene nee (Hammons )
   Posted Sat September 19, 2020
Aunt Carol so sorry to hear about my uncle JUG I loved him so much he an my dad looked so much alike .I so regret not seeing him in such a long time .

Mark and Kandie Jones
   Posted Sat September 19, 2020
Sorry for you loss. May god wrap you in his loving arm in your time of sorrow.

BRANDI ROGERS
   Posted Mon September 21, 2020
So saddened to hear of Mr. Hammonds passing. He was a long time mentor and friend. Both he and Carol meantso much to my family. Many prayers going to his family right now. Fly high Mr. Hammonds! NC proud

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