Condolences for SSgt Ryan David Hammond

Suzanne Davenport, Sandy Hook, CT posted on 1/31/17

Hello. I do not know your family nor did I have the honor of knowing your fallen hero Staff Sgt. Hammond. I am a military brat that decided to honor a fallen hero every day...today I am reading and learning about your loved one. I just wanted you to know that his name and what he has done for our country is being shared on my FB page today. I am truly sorry for your loss. Peace ~ Suzanne

 

Julie Kossick posted on 5/29/16

To the Family of Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan D. Hammond, I learned of Ryan's passing in the service of our country today in church. Please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences and gratitude for your son and his commitment to serving so that we can live knowing that we are protected by the bravest of heroes. I Thank Ryan and pray for his family and Friends. Always indebted to Ryan and his family & Friends

 

Erin Kirby posted on 1/23/16

I was so moved by reading Ryan's obituary that I had to share my thoughts and gratitude with his family and friends. I never had the honor of meeting him in person, but after reading the beautiful tribute to him, I can see that he was an unselfish young man who had goals and was achieving them. He was able to truly love his family and country. Love is not a feeling, but an action. It's putting someone else's needs or safety before your own. Ryan gave his life to keep all of us safe from the evil that is trying to destroy our country, terrorism. He was brave, selfless, and full of integrity. Even with the heartbreaking grief you all must be suffering, I'm sure you also feel an overwhelming sense of honor that you got to call such a remarkable man son, husband, brother, and friend. Please know that I truly appreciate his sacrifice for me, and that I won't ever take my freedom and security that he fought to protect for granted. I am eternally grateful to him and all the men and women who serve us. I will keep all of you in my prayers. God bless you all.

 

Kari Rosett posted on 10/19/15

I'm so sorry for the loss of a wonderful young man , son , husband and hero . My thought and prayers are with his beautiful wife Holly , his family , friends and all his brothers . Thank you for your service , Ryan .

 

 

Robert G. Iddings, LTC USAF/ WVANG (ret) posted on 10/18/15

RIP brother.

 

Teresa Sanders posted on 10/17/15

Heartfelt sympathy. I'm so sorry you're experiencing so great a loss. From bereaved parents to you. Know we understand and lending a shoulder or an ear any time! My upmost respect to such a fine man protecting my country.

 

Teresa Sanders posted on 10/17/15

Heartfelt sympathy. I'm so sorry you're experiencing so great a loss. From bereaved parents to you. Know we understand and lending a shoulder or an ear any time! My upmost respect to such a fine man protecting my country.

 

Terri Porter posted on 10/16/15

So very sorry for the loss of your precious son and husband. Ryan was truly an American Hero.. Thoughts and prayers to all family and friends.

 

Cindy Ward posted on 10/15/15

I am so sorry for your loss. He sounds like such a wonderful person. I am sorry that I did not know him. Thank you Ryan for your service.

 

Daline Webber posted on 10/15/15

I am greatly saddened to hear of the loss of your Ryan. I've lost a child and only the Lords love can help ease the pain. Prayers with you.

 

Daline Webber posted on 10/15/15

words cannot express my sadness at your loss. My son was in Iraq and Afghanistan and every day I prayed for his safety. He did come home but injured and broken mentally. I will keep your family in my prayers. Only the love of the Lord can ease your pain.

 

Kristie (Bunting)McWilliams posted on 10/15/15

So very sorry for your loss, watching the video brought tears to my eyes, I am so saddened for your whole family and my heart and prayers are with you all

 

Monica Alvarez Ybarra posted on 10/15/15

Your son, brother, husband, uncle friend was a true hero. My prayers and condolences are with your family. Good bless and be with you all. Thank you for giving him to the world.

 

Leslie posted on 10/14/15

Thank you for your service Ryan!

 

Alina williamson posted on 10/14/15

It is such a terrible loss... I've known Ryan what seems my entire life we went to school together k-12! He could always bring a smile to you face no matter what kind of mood you were in! He was an amazing person! I'm truly sorry for his family's loss will be praying for you all!

 

Teresa morgan posted on 10/14/15

Cathyha wanted to express my sympathy and let you know I'm keeping you and your family in my prayers at this difficult time. I only remember Ryan as a young boy when him and my son Tyler Getz attended Washington lands together but he was an amazing young man .may God help you find comfort in this time of need. God Bless you Ryan and Thank You for defending our country. Prayers for all his family,wife and close friends. Rest in peace ,you will never be forgotten.

 

Michelle posted on 10/14/15

Prayers for your loss and thank you Ryan for your selfless service to our great nation.

 

Kevin and TERRY mcgilton posted on 10/14/15

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a brave young man.

 

Samantha Ivy posted on 10/14/15

You will be missed Hammond! RIP!

 

Jake & Janet Heis posted on 10/14/15

High Flight ... by John Gillespie Magee, Jr "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung high in the sunlit silence. Hovering there I've chased the shouting wind along and flung my eager craft through footless halls of air. "Up, up the long delirious burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, where never lark, or even eagle, flew; and, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand and touched the face of God." Godspeed SSgt Ryan Hammond... Thank you for your service... May God keep and hold you, and your family, in the palm of His hand...

 

Chris posted on 10/14/15

My thoughts an prayers to Ryan's wife and all his family. I loved working with Ryan at Tyndall and Seymour and am saddened by the loss. He was a great man that made a huge difference in the happiness and morale at work. RIP Brother I will never forget you

 

 

Joel Hannahs posted on 10/14/15

u will be miss soldier u was and is a good friend, brother, husband and dad. R.I.P Ryan Hammond and I will remember u to the end.

 

Kim Wood posted on 10/14/15

Our thoughts and prayers are with you on this day ! You will remain in our prayers as you grieve. Rest in peace Ryan. Peace be with you all ! Kim ,Taylor and Jessi Wood

 

Donna Clayton posted on 10/14/15

Cathy & Dave & family...I'm so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Ryan personally just through my grandson..Clayton & through Midge. Clay loved him like a brother. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

 

Ron & Sandy McCoy posted on 10/14/15

All gave some some gave all. We thank you Ryan for your service to our county and we are praying for God's comfort to surround your family and comfort them in their time of grief . God bless you

 

Susan Ruckman Loy posted on 10/14/15

Kathy, David and girls, my heart is heavy in your loss. There is no way to lesson your sorrow, of loosing your presious son. Just know there are many praying and sending positive thoughts to you. And know Gods comfort and peace, as he holds you. I pray that you find strength and love from family and friends. Kathy and David,my heart,my love goes to you. God Bless

 

pAULA WHORTON posted on 10/14/15

DAVE,KATHY AND FAMILY,SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR SON AND LOVE ONE,MAY GOD BE WITH YOU ALWAYS.

 

Nick Myers posted on 10/14/15

Thank you for your service you will always be remembered a hero. The lane will miss you Ryan we will keep your family in our prayers.

 

saun hytche posted on 10/14/15

Condolences on you loss.

 

Mark Terrill HM1(FMF) Ret posted on 10/14/15

Rest well Hero

 

Jennifer Vorous posted on 10/14/15

I am so very sorry to hear the news, and my condolences to Ryan’s family and friends. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

 

Gail posted on 10/14/15

For SSgt. Hammond's family, I weep for your loss of such a precious young life. While Ryan is gone, he will never be forgotten. He lives on in you. From one Air Force family to another, we all bleed AF blue. You are in my prayers. May God bless you and keep you until you meet Ryan on the other side

 

Carla Crow posted on 10/14/15

May God be with you all during this difficult time. I am so very sorry, for the loss of your son, a very brave young man. Praying for all of you.

 

Bob Springer posted on 10/14/15

I am heartbroken to hear of this loss. My deepest condolences to you, Jodee, and your entire family.

 

Shirley White posted on 10/13/15

On behalf of the Gold Star Families of West Virginia we send our condolences to the family. Having lost a son in similar circumstances, we grieve with you on your loss.

 

Cliff Pugh posted on 10/13/15

Dave, Cathy, and families. Prayers for all that your memories will bring some comfort. The video showed the love shared by all including the love of Ryan's country. God ?Bless you all.

 

 

Rick & Ellen Jarrett posted on 10/12/15

Dave and Cathy I cannot even imagine what you are going through just know are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

 

Jeff and Traci Brown posted on 10/12/15

Dave and Kathy, we are very sorry for your loss. Take comfort in the gratitude of an entire community and nation for Ryan's service. We all live in the "Land of the Free" because of our brave men and women of the military.

 

Rich and Vicki Vanchure posted on 10/12/15

SSgt Hammond, Even though we do not know you, thank you for laying down your life for our freedom. You are truly an American Hero. Sincerest condolences to the family.

 

Susan L Millard posted on 10/12/15

To You "Ryan"...I"Thank You" for your ultimate sacrifice for your country and for us.... and to keep our freedoms as a nation......a "Hero" yes to all of us and so much more than the definition.....my sincere thoughts and prayers to family, friends and loved ones.....God open his arms for you with love.....

 

Sabrina Stevey posted on 10/12/15

Sending our deepest sympathies to all Ryan's family and friends we will being praying for you all it was a great honor having Ryan in our lives!

 

Tammy Jeffries posted on 10/11/15

Dave, Cathy, Jodee, and Laura - Praying a peace that passes all understanding. How thankful I am for Ryan's bravery and his choice to use it to defend our country. Love and prayers to all of you.

 

Pam Chieffalo posted on 10/10/15

Sorry for your loss. Even though Ryan is gone he will never be forgotten. Prayers to your family.

 

Tracy Fisher posted on 10/9/15

Cathy and Dave, I am so sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers to all of you in time of sadness and sorrow. There are no words that can express the sadness we feel for all of you at this time.

 

BONITA MIHLBAUER posted on 10/9/15

I would like to offer my condolences and heartfelt sympathy to your family and friends. I did not know S/SGT Ryan Hammond but I know he served our country and for that I am grateful. Please know you all are remembered in prayers and I pray that our God will comfort you during your time of sorrow. In Christian Love.

 

Bob and Ronna Wilkerson posted on 10/9/15

We are so very sorry for the loss of Ryan. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Lisa & Tom Singleton posted on 10/9/15

So sorry for your loss....we met Ryan in tx. When we visited our son Andrew he was a good friend to my son and his family. He will be missed.

 

Patricia rine posted on 10/9/15

May you fine comfort knowing others share with you the loss and sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry.

 

Meagan Hall posted on 10/8/15

Thank you for your service, prayers to your family you were a great guy and made everyone laugh your definitely gonna be missed by so many, your a True American Hero

 

Matt Jones posted on 10/8/15

Thank You for my Freedom! May God Bless your family...

 

Sue Pettit posted on 10/8/15

I want to thank dear, sweet Ryan for his service to our country. It is with great sadness that I offer my condolences to all his family and friends. I loved teaching Ryan music at Washington Lands.. Everybody loved Ryan! God bless Ryan. God bless the Hammonds.

 

Tina Van Scyoc posted on 10/8/15

Dear Cathy, Dave, Laura, Jodee and the rest of the family...My heart dropped when Blaine messaged me about Ryan. I was devastated to hear of the horrible tragedy. Ryan was a great kid and as I hear his friends speaking of him, it is all wonderful memories we have of him. May God watch over you all and comfort you!

 

Lorrie Gump posted on 10/8/15

Kathy and Dave my heart hurts for you. I am so sorry to hear about Ryan. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Amy Bennett posted on 10/8/15

To the parents of SSGT Ryan Hammond, I am so sorry for you loss, Ryan was a true American Hero. To his wife Holly, I know and love you like my own, I have watched you grow into the amazing supportive, loving wife you are. I cannot begin to imagine your pain but know you are loved and in our hearts through this unimaginable loss. Thank you SSGT Ryan Hammond for all you did...it is now time to stand down and rest in peace as your job is complete. All my love- Amy Bennett

 

Betsy Kelley posted on 10/8/15

sending Prayers of comfort for all of your family. Thank you Ryan for serving our country and God Bless

 

Kim Mueller Dempewolf posted on 10/8/15

Dave and Kathy and family. I cant even Imagine your pain. We cant even thank your son enough for serving our country. God blessed you with a wonderful strong man. Im sorry I never got to meet him. My love and heart goes out to all your family. I hope on due time God can mend your hearts. Love and prayers for the entire family. R I P.

 

Kim Mueller Dempewolf posted on 10/8/15

I cant even Imagine your pain. So sorry for your loss. what a wonderful man for his service. Life can be so short. But you were blessed with a wonderful young man. My heart goes out to all your family. May God be with you all and heal your heart and due time. Thank you Rayan. God bless you all.

 

Bob and Kitty Schane posted on 10/8/15

Cathy and Dave and family we are so sorry for your loss. To Lori, her mom, sisters, brother and their families. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Denise Pavlik posted on 10/8/15

Dear Hammond Family----so sorry for your loss---sending you prayers at this trying time Denise Pavlik

 

Joanne crow posted on 10/8/15

Thank you for your service Ryan you will not be forgotten you are a true American hero . God bless you and your family . Prayers to you all and Rest in peace Ryan .

 

Joanne crow posted on 10/8/15

our thoughts and prayers are with you all . Thank you Ryan for your bravery and sacrifice for your country . God bless you

 

Paula Wood posted on 10/8/15

"If love would have saved you, you would have lived forever!" Ryan, I never personally remember meeting you, however you are now in Heaven with your buddy, my son, Chaz...and oh I can hear the stories now while your catching up! Thank you for your service, you went out a true HERO!!

 

Cindy and brad west posted on 10/8/15

Cathy, Dave and girls I'm at a loss for words , I am so very sorry I watched Ryan grow up! Your faith will help you through this remember he is always with you Prayers for God's peace.

 

Heather Blake posted on 10/8/15

Sorry for your loss! Prayers for stregth and comfort! True American Hero!

 

Kerry Wilson Crawford posted on 10/8/15

Kathy, Dave & family. I'm deeply so sorry for your loss. Praying that you find peace, Ryan loved what he was doing. My deepest sympathy to your family. God bless.

 

Sherry and Dave Yoho posted on 10/8/15

Dave and Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss. Ryan was a wonderful young man who will be missed by everyone who knew him. You know he was loved by many when you hear his friends are getting together and reminiscing about the good times they had together and looking at old pictures. TEARS ARE PRAYERS TOO. THEY TRAVEL TO GOD WHEN WE CANT SPEAK. PSALM 56:8

 

 

donna lucas kenney posted on 10/8/15

So sorry for your loss,prayers & god bless

 

 

donna lucas kenney posted on 10/8/15

So sorry for your loss,prayers and god bless

 

Pam and Dave Tucker posted on 10/8/15

To the family and friends of SSgt Ryan David Hammond May God give you the peace, comfort, and strength that you will need in this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May all the wonderful memories carry you all through this difficult time. Thank you SSgt Ryan David Hammond for your service to this country and for making the ultimate sacrifice. God bless you all.

 

Susie and Kelly Rulong posted on 10/7/15

Kathy and David, We were so sorry to hear about Ryan. We remember when he went up front for the children's sermon at Ebenezer Church. He was always smiling and happy. These memories can never be taken away.

 

 

ED & NANCY BERISFORD posted on 10/7/15

WE WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU...YOU`RE THE SON, HUSBAND, BROTHER, COUSIN, GRANDSON, NEPHEW & FRIEND WE WERE LUCKY TO HAVE IN OUR LIVES.

 

 

Carrie Durig posted on 10/7/15

Thank you for ultimate sacrifice Ryan. May you rest in peace. I know Michael will forever hold many happy memories in his heart!

 

 

ED & NANCY BERISFORD posted on 10/7/15

WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER ALL OF THE BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAYS AT GRANDMA`S HOUSE....HER HOUSE MAY HAVE BEEN A BIT TOO SMALL FOR OUR HUGE FAMILY, BUT THE LOVE & LAUGHTER WE ALL SHARED CAN NEVER BE TAKEN AWAY FROM US. WE WILL ALWAYS HAVE OUR SPECIAL MEMORIES. WE LOVE YOU, RYAN, AND YOU WILL NEVER, EVER BE FORGOTTEN.

 

 

Sandra Desilvestri posted on 10/7/15

Ty for ur service Rip

 

Janet Tasker posted on 10/7/15

Cathy and Dave, I'm at a loss for words. Sorry just isn't enough. I know all the "boys" thought highly of him, and will truly miss him. If you need anything please ask!

 

Lila (Kernan) Wilson posted on 10/7/15

Sorry for your loss, prayers for the family. God be with you

 

Patti Kudlak posted on 10/7/15

Cathy, Dave and girls, Im so sorry for your loss. Hold on to all the great memories, and know Ryan is resting in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you.

 

Bill Jeffries posted on 10/7/15

Dave and Cathy i am at a loss for words and am very heartbroken at the loss of your son and my only thought is knowing he is with the Lord and rejoicing in Heaven .

 

Brian Merinar posted on 10/7/15

Cathy and Dave you raise a terrific son I'm lucky to call him friend teammate and hero. Our families have always been close and from the kudlaks and myself love you all.

 

 

Amber Nester posted on 10/7/15

Prayers to the family..

 

Vernon Anderson, VFW Post 4442 Commander posted on 10/7/15

To Dave, Cathy and girls. My heart goes out to you. You all are in my prayers. If there is anything I can do don't hesitate to ask.

 

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard posted on 10/7/15

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Ryan David Hammond, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of..... US Air Force, SSgt. Ryan David Hammond., “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †