James Stuart Hammett Jr.

September 14, 1960 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

James Hammett Jr. Obituary

James Stuart Hammett, Jr., 63, of Fair Oaks, California, passed away on February 2, 2024. He was born on September 14, 1960, in Spokane, Washington. James was a master carpenter by profession who built his own home in Fair Oaks in 1990. He was known for his practicality and craftsmanship. He attended Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova, class of 1978.

James will be remembered for being smart and handy, with a good sense of humor. He enjoyed hunting the wilderness in search of game, casting lines throughout the nearby rivers and lakes, and cheering on his favorite teams. A devoted follower of Fox News, he remained informed and engaged with the world around him until the very end.

Beyond his professional pursuits and hobbies, James found his greatest joy in the embrace of family. His beloved wife, Joanne, stood as his steadfast companion through life's trials and triumphs. Together, they raised a beautiful family, shaping the lives of their children, Sara, Shane, and Tim, with unwavering love and guidance. James's love extended to his cherished grandchildren, who brought endless delight to his days.

A celebration of James's life will be held to honor his memory and bid him a fond farewell. Friends and loved ones are invited to pay their respects at a viewing on Monday, February 12, from 4:00-6:00 pm at Price Funeral Chapel, with a Rosary service to follow at 6:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, February 13, at 10:30 am at St. Mel Catholic Church in Fair Oaks.

As we reflect on James's remarkable journey, let us cherish the memories of his laughter, wisdom, and boundless love. Though he may have departed from our midst, his spirit will forever remain etched in our hearts. May James Stuart Hammett, Jr. find eternal peace in the embrace of the Our Lord Jesus, leaving behind a legacy that will endure through the ages.

James is survived by his wife Joanne and his children Sara (Scott) Lebeck, Shane (Lara) and Timothy; his grandchildren Marie, David, Grace, Michael, Charles, Noel and Noah; his sisters Joyce, Brenda (Eric) and Annie (Craig); also surviving many nieces and nephews. Price Funeral Chapel (916-725-2109), directors.

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February 12, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Price Funeral Chapel
6335 Sunrise Blvd
Citrus Heights, CA 95610

Recitation of the Rosary
February 12, 2024

6:00 PM
Price Funeral Chapel
6335 Sunrise Blvd
Citrus Heights, CA 95610

Mass of Christian Burial
February 13, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Mel Catholic Church
4745 Pennsylvania Ave.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628


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