Kevin Earle Hammond 54, of Oak Bluffs, formerly of West Bridgewater and Bridgewater, died June 29, 2009 at Harborside Healthcare in Falmouth. He was the son of Kenneth Earle Hammond, who predeceased him and Lillian J. (Perkins) Hammond of Oak Bluffs.

He graduated from Bridgewater/Raynham High School, and went to work for his father at Gateway Gulf Station in West Bridgewater. He also worked for A& M Auto Repair, Vineyard Haven, Old Colony Service Corp, Edgartown, Vineyard Auto Service in Vineyard Haven, A & P and Stop & Shop in Edgartown.

Besides his mother of Oak Bluffs, he is survived by three brothers and two sisters: Thomas of Calif., Stephen and Walter, both of Oak Bluffs, Gail Hammond of West Bridgewater and Karen Anacki of Bridgewater; his nieces: Lynne Mazzoli, Mary Mazzoli, Paula Mazzoli, Danielle Anacki, Jennifer Anacki; his nephews: Peter Mazzoli, Brian Hammond, Joshua Hammond, Kenneth Hammond, and Branden Hammond and one great-nephew, Murdock Bettencourt.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a funeral home service at 6:30 pm. in the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home on Edgartown Road in Oak Bluffs. Interment will be held on Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m in the Pine Island Cemetery, Route 6 in Mattapoisett.

Donations in Kevin’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1115 West Chestnut street, Brockton, MA 02301.