Bishop Alvin H. "Steve" Hammonds

May 18, 1935 — July 30, 2022

Summerville

Bishop Alvin H. "Steve" Hammonds

Bishop Alvin H. Hammonds (aka Steve Hammonds), 87, of Summerville, South Carolina, departed this life on July 30, 2022 at 8:48 pm. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022 in the New Covenant Church of God, 304 S. Pine Street at 12:00 pm.  Interment, Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday one hour prior in New Covenant Church of God.  Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel.

Bishop Alvin H. Hammonds was born May 18, 1935 in Scott County Virginia.  His careers included serving in the Air Force, Police Officer, Businessman and Minister.  His ministry spanned over 40 years.  He was an ordained Bishop with the Church of God out of Cleveland, Tennessee.  He served in many positions: Evangelist, Pastor, Evangelism Director, District Overseer and Councilman in Oklahoma, Hawaii, and Texas.  Also served as Police Chaplain in Oklahoma and Texas.  

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Melzena Hammonds; daughters, Elaine Bryden (Tulsa, Oklahoma) and Jane Seaver (Charleston, SC); grandchildren:  Michael Ponce, Gina Wilke and Kristi Bryden; great-grandchildren:  Abby, Chloe, Jack, Kaylie, Lucy, Molly, Noah, Ryan, Samuel; great-great grandchildren, Evey and Copeland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Kathleen Hammonds; brother, Elbert Hammonds; sisters, Wanda Faye Vaughn and Virginia Ruth Boatwright; grandchildren, Eric and Bradley Seaver. 

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Visitation

Thursday, August 4, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 4, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Starts at 1:30pm (Eastern time)

Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens

1308 Mathis Ferry Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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