James (Jimmy) Franklin Hammond, age 87 of Knoxville, went to be with the lord Friday, August 19, 2022. He was a faithful member of Alice Bell Baptist Church. He was preceded by his parents Harvey and Carrie Hammond, and his brother Marvin Hammond. He is survived by his loving and faithful sister-in-law Kay Hammond, niece Lisa (Darren) Cardwell, nephew Jeff (Missy) Hammond, great niece Amber Cardwell, great nephews Colby Cardwell, John and Xan Hammond, Chris, Megan, and Lucy Pratt. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, family ask that donations be made towards Alice Bell Baptist Church Building Fund. Family will receive friends 6:00-7:00pm Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed at www. mynattfh.com.