Richard “Dick” Hammond was born November 3,1936 in Middletown, Ohio. He passed away at home in his sleep on October 7, 2022 (age 85).
Richard was a loving husband, dad, grandpa “papa” and friend. He was a passionate educator and administrator, making accomplishments as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, supervisor, director, and finally a member of the school board for Hilliard City Schools. He was involved in several associations. When he wasn’t working or retiring (3 times), he could be found coaching and watching little league sports, planning on building a new house, attending car shows, or playing Euchre, Phase 10, and other card games. In his younger years, he enjoyed boating, water skiing, an occasional pipe or cigar and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Olney Hammond and Amanda (Stacy) Hammond, and his sister, Shirley (Hammond) Ledford.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Linda (Eifert) Hammond and children Richard (Mary) Hammond II, Don (Karen) Hammond, Nancy (Rich) Troyer, Scott (Sherry) Hammond, Andy (Marisha) Hammond, and Jenni Khosrowshahi; his brother, Bob (Ruth Sherwood) Hammond; grandchildren Richard (Kara) Hammond III, Annette (Eric) Williams, Andrea (Hector) Valadez, Sarah (Josh) Leighty, Rachel (Cody) Miller, Jacob Hammond, Aaron (Laken) Miller, Reed Miller, Caleb (Britni) Hammond, Meagan Hammond, Luke Hammond, Alex Hammond, Sidney Khosrowshahi, Claire Khosrowshahi, and Max Khosrowshahi; great-grandchildren Emerson, Maizie, Evelyn, Kendall, Brooke, and numerous loved ones and friends.
The family will receive friends at TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard OH., 43026, (614) 876-1722, from 5:00-7:00pm on Thursday, October 13, and the Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00am on Friday, October 14 and will be officiated by Chaplain (Col.) Scott Hammond.
In lieu of flowers, your presence and prayers are requested.