Joshua Monroe Hammond

September 14, 1981 - October 10, 2020
Joshua Monroe Hammond


Joshua Monroe Hammond, age 39, of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Wilmington, NC on September 14, 1981, the son of Jerry Alton Hammond, Jr. and Debra Evans Hammond.

Joshua is survived by his grandfather Jerry Hammond; daughters Payton Hammond, Josalynn Hammond, Ayria Hammond; son Cole Wilson, his longtime girlfriend Amy Justice, Louann Wilson, Donald Wilson, nephew Mason Hammond and a few cousins. Joshua was predeceased by Debra Hammond, Ale Hammond, Jason Hammond and Geraldine Hammond.

He worked as a plumber for the past 22 years.

Joshua loved camping, fires, fishing, hunting, the outdoors, children, family, and friends. He loved a good steak and a cold beer. He loved to laugh and cut up, he had a great sense of humor. He loved animals, especially dogs. He loved the beach, he loved the river and skiing. One of his dreams was to take his family to the mountains to live. He loved the peace and quiet which is why he wanted to move up to the mountains and live in the middle of nowhere. He loved to relax by visiting Greenfield Lake, he found it very peaceful there. Joshua loved baseball, big sandwiches, meats and music. He was an easygoing kind of guy who would make doing anything fun. He enjoyed messing with people and having a good laugh with those close to him. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

The family will receive friends at a visitation to be held from 4:00 pm till 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A Service to Celebrate Joshua’s life will follow at 5:00pm , Reverend Tim Russell will be officiating.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020
5:00 PM

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1535 South 41st Street
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Visitation

Saturday, October 17, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-9099

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  • October 13, 2020
    Sondra Frazier says:
    I was shocked to wake up and read this. I knew Josh since we were little . My heart goes out to Amy, his kids and all of his family and friends . Prayers of strength and peace for all!

  • October 13, 2020
    Kaylie norris says:
    My favorite memory of josh was always getting a huge hug from him whenever I would see him. He gave out the best huge on the world. I will love and miss him dearly and I’m sorry for your loss Payton,Amy,Cole, his newest child, and josalyn. I love you guys

  • October 14, 2020
    Angie Williams says:
    So sorry for you loss Donna.

  • October 15, 2020
    Melinda Winner says:
    I'm in shock this morning reading this. My heart is so broken for your family Josh.. You and Jason were my neighborhood Sons. I will never forget all the wonderful memories you have given my family. God has definitely gained an angel. Rest in peace my sweet boy you will be greatly missed. My condolences to your children.

  • October 15, 2020
    Curtis Clark says:
    Deepest condolences from Curtis Clark and family.