Joseph Edward Hammontree “Eddie,” age 72, passed away peacefully on Feb. 18, 2021, at his residence.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt and Evelyn Hammontree.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Okeema Hammontree; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Johnson Todd, Penny and Mark Carpenter; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Hamilton Hospice group.
The funeral service for Eddie was held on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Beach and Parham Hammontree officiating. The interment was in the Grace Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Flowers were accepted or donations were made to Welcome Hill Baptist Church, 2772 Welcome Hill Circle, Dalton, Ga. 30721.
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments Chatsworth GA www.shawnchapmanfh.com