Donnie Hammons, age 78 of Princeton died Monday, August 2, 2021 at his residence. He was born the son of the late Edgar Hammons and the late Trevie "Beulah" Timmons Southern. He was retired from Special Metals where he worked as a boiler operator. Mr. Hammons enjoyed spending time fishing, gardening, squirrel hunting. He loved to tinker with things around his place, spent a lot of time on his tractor, loved his grandkids, and loved going for a drive on Sunday evenings.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon Friday, August 6, 2021 at Goodman Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor John Hagan officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Goodman Funeral Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife: Joyce Hammons of Princeton; his sons: Jeremy Hammons of Madisonville, and Jason Hammons (Rosanna Morris) of Marion; his daughter: Darlene Coleman (Ricky) of Princeton; his grandchildren: David Coleman, Beth Coleman, Rayanne Mills, Cody Denton, Tiffany Hammons, Kaleb Hammons, Keileyona Hammons, Jacob Hammons, Nathan Hammons, Chloe Hammons, Shyanne Hammons, and Gracie Hammons; and his twelve great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father: Louis Southern.