Paul “P.J.” Hammond

Published 3:33 pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Paul “P.J.” Hammond, 63, of Groves, Texas passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.

Paul was born May 15, 1953 in Port Arthur, Texas to Woodrow Wilson Hammond and Anna Mary Brockman Hammond.

Paul was a lifelong area resident and member of the Catholic faith. He was retired from BOMAC Contractors where he worked as an estimator and construction manager in the Marine Divison.

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He was passionate in everything he did, especially helping people, his faith, his work ethics, and spending time with family. Paul was musically gifted and an exceptional guitar player and singer. He loved life and making people smile and laugh.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents; son, Joshua Hammond; brother, Cliff Hammond.

Survivors include his daughters, Maureen Hammond and spouse Chris Beard, Stephanie Hammond, Julie Hammond and Mary Hammond; sons, John Hammond, Corey Hammond, Bryan Hammond and Nathan Hammond; sister, Lyndell Voit; brothers Raymond Hammond, Jim Hammond, and Phillip Hammond; and seven grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves, Texas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches with Reverend Shane Baxter officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

The Hammond family would like to extend their gratitude to all of their father’s friends and family members whose love and relationships were cherished by Paul.

Friends wishing may send memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s Association in remembrance of Paul Hammond.