James M. HAMMOND
HAMMOND, James M. 59, of Dunedin, passed on January 7, 2017 to be with the Lord after an over five year battle with stage four colon cancer. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Polly; and their six children, Ruth Hammond; Aaron J. Hammond (Lindsey); Rachel Rocco (Chris) and their children, Mitchell and Sarah Grace; Rebekah Hammond Dorworth (Christopher Sr.) and their children, Madison, Christopher Jr.; Sarah Bijoy (Ranjit); and Joshua Hammond. Jim was born in Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Hanover College, where he was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame for basketball and tennis. He later attended Indiana University McKinney School of Law and graduated in 1984. In that year, the Hammond family moved south to Clearwater, FL. In Clearwater, Jim worked for Dynamic Sports Management, Inc. n/k/a ProSport Management, Inc.; Park, Rodnite, Hammond & Ossian, P.A. n/k/a Park, Ossian, Barnaky & Park, P.A. (law firm); and finally as the sole proprietor of the Law Offices of James M. Hammond. Above all, Jim's desire was to influence others to faith in Christ. Romans 10:9 states, "If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, January 14, at 11 am at Clearwater Community Church located at 2897 Belcher Rd., Dunedin, FL.
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