MANNING - James Douglas Hammett, 86, widower of Lee Dupree Hammett and Sarah Jane Smith Hammett, died on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence.

He was born on Feb. 21, 1931, in Manning, a son of the late Fredrick Douglas and Celia Elizabeth Samuels Hammett.

The family is receiving friends from 5 to 9 p.m. beginning today at his residence, 1845 Flinn Road, Manning.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.