Marvin Randall “Randy” Hammons, 59, of Crossett, passed away on September 21, 2021.
He was born in Monroe, Louisiana, on September 19, 1962, was a lifelong resident of Crossett, and a member of the First Assembly of God Church.
For twenty-eight years, Randy worked as a mechanic for the Bemis Bag Co. He was a man of many talents, he could fix just about anything and would drop everything to go help a friend with a project. He was also an amazing gardener. He took great pride in his vegetable garden and his day lily garden, much of which he pollinated himself.
Randy had an adventurous soul. As a young boy, he often hitched a ride on the train that would take him straight to his grandparents’ house. The conductors all knew him by name and his grandparents were always there to greet him. He had a fascination for trains as well as airplanes, but Randy was perfectly content just riding around with his furry sidekick, Max.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Marvin and Goldie Phillips and William and Ladell Hammons.
He leaves behind his soulmate of twenty-six years, Jenny Hammons; three sons, Christopher Hammons (Amanda) of Snyder, Michael Hammons of Snyder and Jesse Hammons of Crossett; one daughter, Anna Hammons of Crossett; his parents, Elvis and Cathy Phillips Hammons of Crossett; two brothers, Billy Hammons (Dawn) of Benton and John Hammons (Stacey) of Crossett; two sisters, Robin Foreman (Bill) of Crossett, and Amanda Green (Bruce) of Junction City; three grandchildren, Gavein Watt, Maddie Denmon and John Michael Hammons; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, September 25, at 2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church, 1500 Parkway Drive, Crossett, with Pastor Kenneth Neal officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Shane Austin, Carl “Bo” Green, Charles Huff, Johnny Burchfield, Steven Sharp, and Kirk Harris. Honorary pallbearers are David Bramel, Bro. Norman Riordan, and Craig Cranford.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service.