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William ‘Bill’ S. Hammond

William “Bill” S. Hammond, passed away suddenly at the age of 67, on Monday, November 25, 2019, at his home in Lilburn, Georgia. He resided in Upstate New York until the mid-80s when he relocated to Georgia.

Bill was born to the late Rex and Dorothy Hammond of Johnstown, New York on March 5, 1952. Bill was one of five siblings. He was preceded by his brother, the late Richard (Janice) Hammond of Johnstown, NY.

Bill attended Johnstown High School, class of 1971, Fulton-Montgomery Community College and Rochester Institute of Technology in his younger years.

Bill was employed as a Senior Sales/Account Manager with Sage Incorporation of Atlanta, Georgia for many years until he retired. At Sage Inc., he achieved a Presidential Club award in recognition of being a top sales professional.

Bill had a love for exploration. He enjoyed photography and traveling. He explored his grandmother’s homeland of Ireland with his parents and obtained dual citizenship. Bill frequented Germany as well and had many friends that he kept in contact with there. In his downtime, Bill often enjoyed visiting with his niece’s (JodiAnn’s) dogs, Bella and Diesel in Georgia. He loved them as his own.

Bill is survived by three brothers, John Hammond of Cleveland, TN, James (Pam) Hammond Sr. of Johnstown, NY, and Paul Hammond of Cleveland, TN. Bill is also survived by several nieces and nephews, Carla (Gary) Williams, Jared (Kathryn) Hammond, James Hammond Jr., Jeremy (Nicole) Hammond, JodiAnn (Jerel) Hammond, Joyel (Joshua) Richardson, Kim (Stephanie) Hammond, Roy Hammond, Fred Hammond and Jacob Hammond. Additional survivors include several great-nieces and nephews as well.

A celebration of life will be held in the late spring/early summer of 2020 in Johnstown, New York.