Hayden Lewis Hammond, age 80, of Patriot, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 23rd, 2022. He was born August 13th, 1941, in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late John Morgan and Zelda (Roese) Hammond.

Hayden worked at the Nock and Son Company from 1969-2009. He was a plant manager while employed there. He was also a member of the Gallia Baptist Church, the Gallia Baptist Cemetery Foundation and was also a Greenfield Township Trustee. He enjoyed basketball, horses, ATV riding and was an avid Pedro card player. He was a family man and was loved greatly by his family, and he will be dearly missed by them all.

Hayden is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lori Hammond; children: Leon (Paula) Hammond and Vicky (Joe) Bryant; grandchildren: Kyle (Kyla) Bryant, Kaci Bryant (Travis Bays), Alyssa Hammond, Luke Hammond, Shae Hammond and Chase Hanmnond; great-grandchildren: Natalie Bryant, Kace Bays and Greyson Bays; siblings: Maudie (Jerry) Pinkerman, Brenda (Jackie) Lewis and Morgan Ray (Cathy) Hammond; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and cousins. In addition to his parents, Hayden was preceded in death by his sister, Dora Lee Davis; and brothers: Frank Hammond and Leon Davis Hammond.

Calling hours were held on Thursday, January 27th, 2022, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services immediately followed at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Cline Rawlins officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com.