View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

ASK THE EXPERTS

John “J.P.” Hammond

POSTED: December 12, 2012 4:00 a.m.

John "J.P." Hammond, 21, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 6, 2012.

Born May 15, 1991, in Hendersonville, Tenn., Mr. Hammond was a 2009 graduate of Excellence Academy.

J.P. had played music since the age of 7 and was accomplished on many instruments.

A devoted son writer and performer, he composed the Alma Mater for Excellence Academy and enjoyed entertaining his family and friends with his talent in many musical styles.

An accomplished writer, he had had some of his works published.

J.P. faced many challenges in life, but his devotion to his love of Jesus Christ never diminished and he constantly shared his faith with others.

He was a member of Christ Fellowship Church.

Survivors include his mother, Meredith Gazaway Kirby of Dawsonville; father and stepmother, John P. "Johnny" and Lusi Hammond of Hendersonville, Tenn.; brother, Dakota Bays of Dawsonville; grandparents, Marshall and Gloria Gazaway of Gainesville; great-grandfather, Marcus Gazaway of Gainesville; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Don Allen, Ricky Stepp and Jeff Hughes officiating. Interment followed in Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.

 

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Moonshiner’s hall of fame i...
Be sure to pick up a copy o...
Festival features collectio...
The Mountain Moonshine Fest...
Festival to feature grand c...
Be sure to pick up a copy o...
Moonshine Festival Entertai...
Be sure to pick up a copy o...
Festival here all weekend
Be sure to pick up a copy o...
‘Georgia Shaker’ is festiva...
Known as the Georgia Shaker...
Pheasant shoot goes off wit...
Shooters showed up by the d...
Pumpkins benefit art
Each class picked a theme f...
World War II veteran dies
Walter Victor, one of Dawso...
 

AP VIDEO


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 Dawsonnews, Dawsonville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...