Robert E. Hammond

May 4, 1930 - February 28, 2014

05/04/1930 - 02/28/2014

Hammond, Robert E., 83, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, February 28, 2014 in Peterson Hospital, Wheeling.
He was born May 4, 1930 in Wheeling, a son of the later Edgar and Anna Kasun Hammond.
He was a retired coal miner with Consol Energy; a Christian by faith; and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edgar Hammond, Jr. and William Hammond; three sisters, Wanda Michaels, Dolores Hammond and Carol Hammond.
Surviving are three nephews, Edgar Laura Hammond, Andrew Tina Hammond and Roger Cindy Hammond, all of Moundsville.
Friends received 2-4 & 6-8 pm Tuesday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel, 3828 Jacob St., Wheeling, where services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, March 5, 2014 with Rev. Glen Baker, Jr. officiating.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
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Patricia Jacobson
8 years ago

Bob Hammond took art classes with my late husband, Karl Jacobson. I remember him as being very interested in the structure and design of drawings and paintings. He was a good man.

My sympathy goes out to his family.

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
8 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Robert E. Hammond, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service and my Freedom

You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Air Force Robert E, Hammond, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Christianna Jackson
8 years ago

To the Hammond family: I am so sorry for your loss. I know that Robert will be greatly missed. I hope the words at Rev. 21:4, 5 prove to be of great comfort to you and your family.

Sincerest love,


Herb Kasun
8 years ago

To,all the family,

I was sorry to read about Bob’s death. We hadn’t seen each other for several years. My heartfelt sympathy and condolences to you.

Herb & Sherry Kasun