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Leonard Samuel Hammond Jr.
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Leonard Samuel "SAM" Hammond, Jr. passed away Sunday, October 09, 2011. The beloved husband of Sandra Ives Hammond. He was born in Camden. Sam was a retired real estate appraiser for Kershaw County. He was an honorable US Navy veteran having served in the Korean War.

Until his retirement, Sam was an active member of The Fine Arts Center and performed in many musicals. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting, wildlife and rescued injured birds of prey.

A private celebration of life for Sam will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in Sam’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 3223 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, West Columbia, SC 29169.

The family would like to express deep appreciation to everyone at Kershaw Health for their loving care of Sam. A very special thanks to Dr. Paula Belmar.

On-line condolences may be sent to the Hammond family by visiting

Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel is in charge.