Robby Lee “Butch” Hammond, 77, of Hummelstown passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at home.
Born April 26, 1941 in Mangum, Oklahoma, he was a son of the late Lawrence A. and Bessie (Willis) Hammond.
Butch, along with his wife Shirley, served with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) in Vienna, Austria as a missionary for 38 years, was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Hershey Free Church.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years Shirley L. (Karr) Hammond; sons Nathan, husband of Kelly Hammond, Derek, husband of Sarah Joy Hammond, and Jeremy, husband of Inka Hammond; siblings Calvin, husband of Vici Hammond, Ruth, wife of John Meyer, and Dale, husband of Mary Hammond; and grandchildren Sydney, Cienna, Renata, Vika, Gavin, Riley, Tobin, Jonathan, Jaylene, Anthony, Abigail, Joela, Lilian, Marit, and Timothy.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, February 23, 2019 at his church, 330 Hilltop Road, Hummelstown. Private interment in Boehm’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, Willow Street.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Free Indeed (Check payable to Hershey Free Church, earmarked for Free Indeed), 330 Hilltop Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036 or to TEAM (earmarked for Timothy Network Event), P.O. Box 1986, Grapevine, Texas 76099-1986.
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