Howard Eugene Hammond, 74, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Sept. 8, 2019. Howard was born on July 8, 1945, in Tooele, Utah. He had a passion for mining and spent the majority of his career working in the industry. He finished up his career serving the City of Winnemucca as the city treasurer. After his retirement, he particularly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and ATVing as well as spending time with his family.
He is survived by his sisters, Karen Jensen, Shawnee Nash; sister-in-law, Karla Hammond; his sons, Bryon and Howard Michael “Mick” Hammond; his grandchildren, Courtney “Fayce” and Chelsie Hammond, and Cody and Brandon Frederick; as well as many other close relatives and friends.
Howard will be laid to rest in Winnemucca, Nevada, next to his late wife, Cheryll Hammond.
A viewing and memorial will be held at Tate Mortuary in Tooele, Utah, on Friday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. A graveside service will be held in Winnemucca, Nevada, the following Saturday, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Winnemucca City Cemetery.