MOREHOUSE -- Sylvester Gilbert Hammon, 56, died Aug. 1, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Feb. 21, 1956, in Poplar Bluff, to Nadine Jeffries Hammon who survives of Sikeston and the late C.A. Hammon, he was self-employed in construction, and had served in the National Guard. He attended the Country Church in Sikeston.
He was married to Kathy Eakers, who survives of Morehouse.
In addition to his mother and wife, other survivors include: one son, Billy Hammon of Sikeston; one daughter, April Bell of Sikeston; four brothers, David Hammon of Cape Girardeau, Gordon Hammon and Keith Hammon, both of Sikeston and Randy Hammon of Morehouse; three sisters, Alice Baker and Pam Richmond, both of Sikeston and Sheila Long of Benton; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Thursday at the Marble Hill Cemetery in Poplar Bluff, with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at: www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.