R.D. Hammontree

Saturday, April 15, 2006

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- R.D. Hammontree, 74, of East Prairie died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at Monticello House in Jackson.

He was born April 10, 1932, in Guin, Ala., son of Lester and Frances Green Hammontree.

Hammontree lived in East Prairie most of his life, where he owned Hammontree Plumbing. He was a member of First Church of God in East Prairie, and was a Mason.

Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Hammontree of East Prairie, Mike Hammontree of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, with Rob Kespelher officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.