Benjamin Hammons

SCOTT CITY Benjamin Harmon Hammons, 82, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

He was born Sept. 23, 1932, in Mena, Ark., to Charles Thomas and Mary Pyle Hammons.

A resident of Scott City since 2004, Mr. Hammons was a farmer.

On March 2, 1956, he married Bessie S. Nickel in Kansas City, Mo. She died Feb. 23, 1995. He also was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Eric; twin grandsons; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include a son, Tom Hammons of Mineral Point, Mo.; a daughter, Kelleye Coke of Stella, Mo.; two grandsons; a great-grandson; and two great-granddaughters.

A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date, with inurnment at Scott County Cemetery, Scott City.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be given at or Memorials to the Benjamin Hammons Memorial Fund may be sent in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.