William Edward Hammons, 73, a lifelong resident of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at his home. He was born in Athens on July 26, 1946, a son of the late Hoyle and Dora Hammons. William was retired from the local Shoney’s restaurant after many years of service. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four siblings, Lewis Cansler, Hoyle Hammons Jr., Dorothy Snowden and Cathy Wofford. William leaves behind to cherish his memory six siblings and their families, Frank Hammons (Glenda), Doyle Hammons, Gaily Bailey (Alvin), Joann Hurt, Frances Lee Forbes and Marva Jean Bradley; and numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends. The family is planning a memorial service to be announced at a later date. Share a memory of William and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.

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