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OBITUARY: James Raymond Hammond

James Raymond Hammond

March 31, 1939 ~ September 30, 2021

James Raymond Hammond, 82, passed away early Sept. 30. Jim was born March 31, 1939, in Rodney, Iowa, to Hiram “Si” and Gladys (Broyles) Hammond. Jimmy joined siblings: Robert, Betty Mary, Lemoine, Patricia, John “Jack”, and Beverly; Carl and MaDonna followed.

Jim grew up in Smithland, Iowa, as a farm kid. When he was 17, he moved to Harper, Oregon, to live with his brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Dee Hammond. Jim graduated from Harper High . . .