Patricia “Pat” Young Hammond was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.
After a brief illness, she passed away at age 89 on July 14, 2022, at the Saluda Nursing and
Pat was born to Moffett and Ida Lee Young on February 18, 1933, in Bradley, SC.
She attended Erskine College before marrying her husband, Jack and moving to Edgefield, SC in
- The next 68 years, she lived in Edgefield before enjoying a wonderful stay at Cumberland
Village in Aiken, SC for the past year.
Throughout her career, Pat worked as an administrative assistant at several companies in the
county. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, shopping, planting flowers, watching sports, and
spending time with family and friends. One of her greatest joys was being an involved member
at Harmony United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jack Hammond. Pat dearly loved
her children and grandchildren. They will miss her greatly. Survivors include two daughters,
Diane (Claude) Humphries, Nancy (Mike) Allen and one son, Mike Hammond. She was especially
proud of her five grandchildren, Mac (Katy) Humphries, Jackie (Drew) Karst, Wes (Melissa)
Cheatham, Trish (Elliot) Mauney, Drew (Anne) Cheatham, and eleven great grandchildren, Jake,
Clark, George, Tuck, Sara Cate, Thomas, Tal, Blake, Emma, Nancy and Maxwell. She also leaves
behind two brothers, Ellison (Marie) Young and Morris Young.
A funeral service is planned for 11 AM, Monday, July 18, 2022, at the Harmony United
Methodist Church with burial at Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive
friends from 10-11 AM, prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Harmony
United Methodist Church, 98 Bouknight Rd., POB 186, Johnston, SC 29832.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. Please share a
memory or photo at www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com