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Mr. Billy Eugene "Gene" Hammett, 79, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM on Friday, February 24, 2017 in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville. Interment will follow in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5 PM until 7 PM.
Mr. Hammett was a native of Warren Co. and lived in Milledgeville most his life. He was the son of the late Bill Hammett and Ivylyn Norris Hammett and was predeceased by his wife, Joyce Branan Hammett, and a grandson, Tommy Schubert, Jr. He was a devoted Son, Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. He attended GMC and UGA and was employed by J.P. Stevens for many years. Gene was the owner-operator of Hammett Electric Company. He loved to fish and hunt and was a member of the Sparta Deer Club. He loved life and he loved his family.
He is survived by daughter, Kim (Ricky) Newsome; sons, Gene (Linda) Hammett, Jr. and Tommy (Tammy) Hammett, all of Milledgeville; grandchildren, Crystal Newsome, Jessica Chambers, Melissa Carnes, and Michelle English; great grandchildren, Kelcey Conner, Katelyn Conner, Noah Smith, Kalen Williams, Jase Carnes, Kylie Carnes, Haley English, Gavin Schubert and Cameran Blount.
Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneral.net.
Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Milledgeville is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 22, 2017
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