Howard Eugene Hammond, 74, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 8th, 2019.
Howard was born on July 8th, 1945 in Tooele, Utah. He had a passion for mining and spent the majority of his career working in the industry.
He finished up his career serving the City of Winnemucca as the City Treasurer. After his retirement, he particularly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and ATVing as well as spending time with his family.
He is survived by his sisters, Karen Jensen, Shawnee Nash, and sister-in-law Karla Hammond, his sons, Bryon and Howard Michael “Mick” Hammond, and his grandchildren, Courtney “Fayce” and Chelsie Hammond and Cody and Brandon Frederick, as well as many other close relatives and friends.
Howard will be laid to rest in Winnemucca, Nevada next to his late wife, Cheryll Hammond.
A viewing and memorial will be held at Tate Mortuary in Tooele, Utah on Friday, September 13th from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.
A gravesite service will be held in Winnemucca, Nevada the following Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the Winnemucca City Cemetery.