Dana Johnston Hammond
A graveside service will be held at a later date at Welsh Hills Cemetery, for Dana Johnston Hammond, 96, of Newark, who passed away November 26, 2018, at Friendship Village Columbus. He was born October 3, 1922, in Chatham, OH, to the late Roy J. and Jessie (Kuntz) Hammond.
Dana retired from Stewart Brothers & Alward Furniture Store. Dana was a WWII Army and Navy Reserve Veteran. He graduated from OSU in 1949. He was 25 years charter member of Newark Evening Lions, member of Knights of Pythias, past member of CIT, and a member of 2nd Presbyterian church where he volunteered at the food pantry and was an usher and trustee. He enjoyed watching sports and reading newspapers and magazines.
Dana is survived by his loving wife, Betty Jayne (Briggs) Hammond, whom he married on March 20, 1943; daughters, Patricia A. (James) Hull of Naples, FL and Peggy M. (Frank) Sawyer of Sebring, FL; grandchildren, Lynne (Jerry) Corbin of Westerville, OH, C.J. Howard of New York, NY, and Joshua (Alicia) Harter of Etna, OH, and great-grandchildren, Seth (Megan) Braddock, Brock Harter, and Gavin Harter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edwin Hammond, and twin sisters, Loretta Swinehart and Rosetta Barrett.
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