John Phelps Hammond
John Phelps Hammond
  • February 4, 1961 - November 1, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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John Phelps Hammond Jr., passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the age of 56. Beloved son of Cynthia Rainold Hammond and the late John Phelps Hammond. Loving father of Sarah Rainold Hammond, Sophia Moulton Hammond, Ella Lucy Hammond and John Phelps Hammond III. Brother of Shelley Hammond Provosty, Hilda (Penny) Saunders and Pierce A. Hammond II and brother-in-law of Harry Saunders. Uncle of Paul Provosty and Emily Provosty. He was a long time resident of New Orleans and lived a number of years in Madison, MS raising his family before moving back to New Orleans in recent years. He was a graduate of Isidore Newman School and received his Undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He later received an M.B.A. degree from Tulane University and worked in the field of financial consulting. He was devoted to his family and enthusiastically supported all of their various activities. He was an avid soccer fan and had a passionate interest in family history and genealogy. He will be greatly missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Services at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. until service time. Interment will be private.

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