Leonard Russell Hammond

February 12, 1928September 19, 2018

Leonard Russell Hammond, 90, of Taylorsville, returned to the Lord on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  He was a retired employee of International Harvester, a farmer, a member of Kings Baptist Church, and also enjoyed his time at the Mt. Washington Dairy Queen.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Winona Tyler Hammond; his daughter, Judy McWherter; parents, Hugh and Stella Cox Hammond; and brothers, Arthur and Elmer Hammond.  Leonard is survived by three children, Linda Spaulding (Danny), Jimmie (Shirley) and Sonny (Sandy) Hammond; son-in-law, Dennis McWherter; along with 10 Grandchildren & 12 Great Grandchildren.  Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial to follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Friends may visit from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.  Memorial gifts are suggested to the American Cancer Society in memory of Judy McWherter. 


Jimmie, I'm really sorry. God Bless! Joe Lilly.
Hammond family, You are in my heart and prayers during this time. May God give you comfort and peace. Many fond memories of your family! God Bless, Doris Roark Goodman