Mr. James E. Hammond, age 70, of Summerville, GA died Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at Golden Living Center in Rome, GA. Mr. Hammond was born December 13, 1938 in Trion, GA, the son of the late Flora Evans Hammond and Carl Hammond. He was a member of the Trion Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Mr. Hammond was a retired building contractor for H & H Builders. After retiring from H & H Builders, he owned and operated Hammond Frame Shop. Mr. Hammond is survived by his wife, Sandra Hammond; son and daughter-in-law, James Todd and Bonnie Hammond, Ringgold, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy & Steve Mitchell, Marietta, GA and Carla & Clay Skognes, Roswell, GA; grandchildren, Megan Mitchell, Emily Mitchell, Anna Skognes, and Sarah Skognes. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, August 7, 2009 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Evans and Dr. William Flannagan officiating. Burial will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Bud Evans, Steve Evans, Rex Evans, James Evans, Charlie Duke, and John Shankles. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Frady, Bill Barker, James Stephens, Max Cooper, Jamie Marks, and Max Cantrell. Mr. Hammond will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Thursday.