Donald G. Hammond

Donald Gene Hammond, 72, of Gaston, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

Services will be scheduled.

He was born April 18, 1941, in Inglewood, Calif., to Francis Christopher and Margaret Mary (Marler) Hammond.

He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He married Sandra Diane Wright in 2005 in Gaston.      

He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Christopher Hammond.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Diane Hammond; children, Kimberly Penunuri, Elisa Callahan, Kris Weber and Jim Weber; mother, Margaret Hammond; siblings, Chuck Hammond, Christine Hammond Bennett, Cindy Pickett, Joann Sundstrom and Frances Harvey; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.