Ned Edmund Boyd Hammond Jr., 78, of Red Bank, died May 28 at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. He was born in Red Bank and was a lifelong Middletown resident.
Stationed in Germany, Ned proudly served in the U.S. Army Military Police from 1961-1964, where he received sharpshooter and marksmanship honors. He worked as a director of management and construction for American Cyanamid. After his retirement he and his wife, Louise, settled in Shadow Lake Village, Middletown. Ned was an active member of his community. He served as a committeeman for the Middletown Township Republican Party, as well as serving on the boards of Luftman Towers, Shoal Harbor and Shadow Lake Village.
Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years, Louise Hammond (neé Miele), two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Amanda Hammond and Robert and Michele Hammond; sister-in-law Josephine Benedetto; eight grandchildren, Jessica, Kaitlyn, Bryan and Madyson Hammond, Brianna Uber and her husband Derek, Richie, Jack and Cheyenne Hammond.
A Memorial gathering was held June 2 at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown. Funeral services were during visitation.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Ned’s name to the American Cancer Society at cancer.org.
For more information or to send condolences, please visit pflegerfh.com.
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