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A memorial service to celebrate the life of Philip Rayland Hammond, age 32, of Camden, SC, will be held 11:00AM Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The Reverend Dr. John Brearley will officiate.   Memorial may be made to The McCallie School, 500 Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404 or Chatham Hall, 800 Chatham Hall Circle, Chatham, VA 24531.

Philip died Friday, June 30, 2017.  Born in Bowling Green, KY, he was the son of Carolyn Barr Hammond and the late Rayburn Rayland Hammond.

He received his Juris Doctorate from the Charleston School of Law and attended Bethesda Presbyterian Church.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife Samantha Franklin Hammond; stepfather, Chief Joe Floyd; a sister Elizabeth (Bess) and her husband David Olander of Falls Church, VA; a nephew, William Rayburn Olander; and his two dogs, Elvis and Dixie.

 Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the Hammond family by visiting