YOAKUM: August Eugene Hammons, age 82, on Saturday, November 16, 2019, God called August to come home to join his wife and family.
He was born June 11, 1937 in Yoakum to Gene and Gracie Johnson.
He attended Asberry High School. He was an avid truck driver where he traveled all around the country.
Survivors: daughter, Carolyn Cooper (Lawrence) of Victoria; son, David Chapman of Manor; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: wife, Georgia Hammons; daughter, Joyce Hammons; sons, Alvin Ford and Clayton Ford Jr.
Viewing 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 Friday, November 22, 2019 at funeral home.
Funeral 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home with Terry Brown officiating. Burial Adams Branch Cemetery near Hallettsville.
Pallbearers: Iverson Burton, Quincy Chapman, Donovan Chapman, Latreal Cooper, Alvin Ford Jr, Lawrence Clendennen, Arnold Armstrong and Justin Jones.