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Wilfred A. Hammond

ASHEBORO — Wilfred Allen Hammond, age 87, of Farmer passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, surrounded by his family.,

Mr. Hammond was born in Asheboro on Jan. 2, 1937 to Robert and Edith Hammond. 

He was a graduate of Farmer High School and NC State University (Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity) with a degree in civil engineering.

Mr. Hammond was a member of Collegiate ROTC and served 8 years with the Army Reserves with a final rank of Captain.

He worked for and was co-owner of J. Hyatt Hammond Architects and Engineers.

Mr. Hammond was a life-long member of the Farmer Community, a member of Farmer Methodist Church and a founding member and volunteer of the Farmer Fire Department.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Hammond was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Joel (Rusty) Thomas; daughter-in-law, Gayle Hammond; brothers, Keith Hammond and Hyatt Hammond.

Mr. Hammond is survived by his wife, Doris Hammond; children, Camela Nixon (Mike) of Asheboro, Jonathan Hammond of Mt. Horeb, WI; grandchildren, Tucker Thomas (Kayla), Rachel Long (Aaron), Anika Templeton (Riley) and Matthew Hammond; great grandchild, Hyatt Long; caregiver, Marcie Hunt.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, from 1-2:30 p.m. at Farmer Methodist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Bobby Lorton officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Farmer Fire Department, 6881 Old NC Hwy 49, Denton, NC 27239.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Hammond family.