Ellis Jewell Hamon, 85, of Harrodsburg, formerly of Port Saint Joe, Fla., widower of Ann Hightower Hamon, passed away on Sunday, April 10, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Mr. Hamon was born in Berea on Aug. 23, 1925 to the late Ellis and Corsa Combs Hamon. He was a carpenter and a World War II Navy veteran.
Survivors include a daughter, Charlotte Floyd of Houston, Texas; a sister, Maxine Handziak of Winchester; a brother, Bruce Hamon of Harrodsburg; and a number of nephews and nieces, including Debbie Hamon, Jim Hamon, Ron Handziak, Peggy Haas, Don Handziak, Sam Hamon, Steve Hamon, Mary Miller and Lady Collis.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel Earl Hamon and James Edward Hamon.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at Scobee Funeral Home by Dr. Ed Mesta.
Visitation will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Holly Hill Cemetery in Port St. Joe, Fla.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association, 2201 Regency Road, Lexington, KY 40503.
The online guest book is available at www.scobeefuneralhome.com and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 744-2122.