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James (Johnny) Spencer Hammock

March 24, 1956 ~ February 25, 2018 (age 61)

James (Johnny/John) Spencer Hammock, 61, Lost his short stent with Lung Cancer on February 25, 2018 in Mesquite, Tx. James was born in Danville, Va on March 24, 1956. He was adopted by his uncle James William (Bill) Hammock and wife Iva Sink Hammock and grew up in Rocky Mount and Richmond, Va. Shortly after graduating high school he joined the Army and as he got older he loved telling stories about those years of his life. He left the Army when he was 29 and a few short months later met the loves of his life Wanetta and her 2 children Kalina and Kyle. He used to say life didn't start until he met them. It took Wanetta 25 years to marry him and they spent 32 wonderful years together in all. He loved fishing and playing with the joy of his life his granddaughter Miracle. He was a spiritual man and always loved to joke around. He enjoyed all music especially his country but only when turned up loud. A jack of all trades there was nothing he couldn't fix. James is preceded in death by his son Kyle Wayne Davis, his father James William Hammock, his mother Iva Sink Hammock, his grandmother Roxie Sink, and sister Cynthia (Cindy) Hammock Perdue. James is survived by his wife Wanetta Bailey, daughter Kalina Davis, granddaughter Miracle Chiles, brother James (Ricky) Hammock and family, and sister Susan (Sue) Galliher and family. James never wanted a traditional service so a celebration of life fishing and bbq party will be held at his latest favorite fishing hole City Lake Park in Mesquite Tx on his birthday and anniversary to his wife March 24, 2018 from 2pm until 8pm. We ask you bring the kids and yourselves to have a fun filled day fishing and feeding the ducks while celebrating love and life with the family. He will be with us in spirit hoping we catch a big one.

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