Glen Hammons, 1928-2019

Glen D. Hammons, 91, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Oak Wood Manor in LaPorte.

He was born April 28, 1928, in Devonia, TN, the son of Harry Hammons and Cassie (Sexton) Hammons.

Glen retired in 1987 after working over 50 years in appliance manufacturing. He was a devoted Christian and attended Calvary Baptist Church in LaPorte. Glen enjoyed listening to country music and playing his guitar for nursing homes. He also played with the “Good Ol Boys” band. He was also very fond of animals, especially his shih tzu dog named “Shaney,” who ate better than he did.

On Sept. 18, 1948, in Tennessee, he married Emma Hammons, who survives.

He is also survived by his two sons, Rick (Judy) Hammons of LaPorte and Glen H. Hammons; three daughters, Rita Wood, Kathy (Terrie) Hammons and Sherry (Loran) Sosinski of LaPorte; six grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Glen was preceded in death by his son, Michael D. Hammons, two brothers and one sister.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Interment will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte. Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, LaPorte, IN 46350.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.haverstockfuneralhome.

2 Responses to “Glen Hammons, 1928-2019”

  1. Brian Herwehe

    Aug 19. 2019

    So sorry to hear about your father think about you guys all the time , give your mother a hug for me. Bim we really need to get together. Our prayers are with you an the rest of your family.

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  2. Allison Ehrick Schultz

    Aug 28. 2019

    I was so sorry to read of Mr. Hammons passing. It has been so long since I have seen the family however, I have many many great neighborhood memories of Glenn and the entire family. Please know that I am keeping the entire family in my prayers.

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