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Byford Hammons

October 24, 1922 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 97)


Byford T. Hammons, age 97 of Fairborn, passed away October 13, 2020.  He was born October 24, 1922 in Morgan Co., Kentucky, the son of the late Alf and Flora (Lewis) Hammons.  Byford served his country in the Army Air Corps; and followed with employment at WPAFB as an aircraft mechanic, retiring after 31 years of service.  He was a member of Victory Church and great pride in ministering to the sick.  Byford enjoyed woodworking, carpentry, and painting.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Letha; siblings, Gladys, Anna, Hattie, Roger, and Arnold.   Byford is survived by his children, Steven Hammons, Barbara (Mike) Seibel, David (Kathy) Hammons, Melissa (Greg) Brackett; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.  A private service will be held by the family.  If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. 

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