Carl F. Hammond

Published 2:52 pm Thursday, October 14, 2010

Carl Frederick Hammond, 81, died Sunday, October 10, 2010 in St. Lukes Hospital, Columbus.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Carl F. Sr. and Marguerite Ranbarger Hammond. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marines for four years, having served in the Korean Conflict. Carl spent his working life as an engineer with the Santa Fe and Chicago Northwest Railways and was a part-owner and manager of Shakeys Pizza Parlor in San Jose, Calif., for three years.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Faith Barrett Hammond; a sister, Effie Steed of Justice, Ill., and five nieces and nephews.&bsp; He was preceded in death by a brother, James Hammond.

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No services are planned. May God be kind and gentle with him and have a wine bar open when he arrives.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, NC 28722.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.