Joshua Monroe Hammond, age 39, of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Wilmington, NC on September 14, 1981, the son of Jerry Alton Hammond, Jr. and Debra Evans Hammond.
Joshua is survived by his grandfather Jerry Hammond; daughters Payton Hammond, Josalynn Hammond, Ayria Hammond; son Cole Wilson, his longtime girlfriend Amy Justice, Louann Wilson, Donald Wilson, nephew Mason Hammond and a few cousins. Joshua was predeceased by Debra Hammond, Ale Hammond, Jason Hammond and Geraldine Hammond.
He worked as a plumber for the past 22 years.
Joshua loved camping, fires, fishing, hunting, the outdoors, children, family, and friends. He loved a good steak and a cold beer. He loved to laugh and cut up, he had a great sense of humor. He loved animals, especially dogs. He loved the beach, he loved the river and skiing. One of his dreams was to take his family to the mountains to live. He loved the peace and quiet which is why he wanted to move up to the mountains and live in the middle of nowhere. He loved to relax by visiting Greenfield Lake, he found it very peaceful there. Joshua loved baseball, big sandwiches, meats and music. He was an easygoing kind of guy who would make doing anything fun. He enjoyed messing with people and having a good laugh with those close to him. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family will receive friends at a visitation to be held from 4:00 pm till 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A Service to Celebrate Joshua’s life will follow at 5:00pm , Reverend Tim Russell will be officiating.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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