Charles 'Charlie' Hammond

Charles "Charlie" Hammond, 80, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at Markle Health & Rehabilitation, in Markle.

Mr. Hammond graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1951. He was the owner of Parcel Parts and previously worked for Hunckler Products for 23 years. He served in the United States Army.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntington. He was also a member of American Legion Post 85, Knights of Columbus, Industrial Management Club, Huntington Girls' Softball League and Meals on Wheels.

He was born April 27, 1933, in Huntington to Paul D. and Mary Gephart Hammond. He married Deloris Brickley on Nov. 26, 1953, in Huntington. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include eight daughters, Ann (Gary) Beck, of Granger; Catherine (Scott) Kovener, of Crothersville; Rhonda (Mark) Overholser, Carrie Bannister, Teresa (Mel) Fruit and Carla (Jody) Selvage, all of Huntington; and Paula (Mike) Dillon and Barbara (Rod) Osborne, both of Fort Wayne; 14 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Calling is Tuesday, July 2, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., with recitation of the rosary at 3:30 p.m., at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 11 a.m., with calling one hour prior to Mass, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. Rev. John Pfister will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, the Alzheimer's Society or Cancer Services for Huntington County in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home.

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