Lee Earnest Hammond, 75, was born on Aug. 29, 1946, in Sumter, a son of the late London Hammond Sr. and Geneva Walters Hammond Scarborough. He departed this life on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, New York.

Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Job's Mortuary.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday at Salem Chapel & Heritage Center, 101 S. Salem Ave., Sumter, SC 29150 with Elder Wayne P. Brunson Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at 350 Palmetto St., Sumter, SC 29150.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.

Online memorials may be sent to the family at jobsmortuaryinc@gmail.com or visit us on the web at www.jobsmortuary.net.