Our beloved Richard was taken from us on the 23rd of July, 2000.
Richard was born to Carrie (Hal) Hammond and Eugene Martinez on Oct.23, 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Our Richard is a kind, loving, gentle and passionate soul who made friends wherever he went.
He is a giving and fun loving brother, uncle, son and grandson, a loyal, trusted friend, determined and diligent co-worker.
His smile was one of warmth, compassion and concern.
His smiling face will last forever in our hearts and souls, and we will miss him.
Richard is survived by his parents, Carrie (Hal) Hammond and Eugene Martinez.
He is also survived by his sisters, Amy (Travis) Bowen, Lisa Martinez, Miranda Hammond, Cameron (LaMont) Johnson and Paige (James) Gustaveson; brothers, Delaney Hammond and Robert Parks III; great grandmothers, Geneveive Martinez and Sarah Darlington; grandparents, Kenneth and Mary Haycock, Joe and Merlinda Cordova and Gregio Garcia. Richard was preceded in death by his great grandfathers, Ross Martinez and John Robert Darlington.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 28, 2000 at 12 noon at Valley View Funeral Home Chapel, 4335 West 4100 South.
Family and friends may call Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the services on July 28th.
Interment: Valley View Memorial Park.