William served with the US Marines in Vietnam and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He loved fishing, hunting, and being in the outdoors. He always loved being with his friends and family and was always considerate of others and cared for everyone.
William is survived by his children Timberlee (Brad) Covington of Parowan, Utah and Cody (Desiree) Hammell of Parowan, Utah; his sister Jackie (Bob) Evans of Parowan, Utah; along with 5 wonderful grandchildren Keon, Dakota, Kierra, Hunter and Bryce.
He is preceded in death by his father James Hammell, mother Norma Hammell, and many other family members.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Parowan 3rd Ward. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Church and again on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 9:30-10:30 am at the Church. Interment will be in the Parowan Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be sent to www.sumortuary.com.
We would like to give a special thank you to Valley View Medical Center, Dixie Regional Medical Center, Iron County Rest Home, and Dr. Gulbrandson and staff for their service and tender care for our father.