Ernest Ellis Hammons III of Rolla passed away November 17, 2012 in Columbia, Missouri at the age of 43 years.  He was born March 31, 1969 in Olney, Texas the son of Ernest Ellis Hammons Jr. and Lorraine Marie Hammons.

Ernest liked the outdoors, listening to music, watching TV and good food. Ernest was preceded in death by his father.

Ernest is survived by his mother, Lorraine Hammons of Rolla, MO, brother David Hammons of Rolla, 2 sisters, Karen Kolb of Rolla and Brenda Hammons of Rolla, a nephew Cody Kolb of Rolla, and a host of other relatives and friends. Ernest will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, November 21, 2012 with visiting for the public form 10am till 12pm the same day; the funeral service will follow at 12pm at Apostolic Pentecostal Church 750 South Rolla Street in Rolla, Missouri.

Interment will be at Rolla City Cemetery in Rolla, Missouri. All arrangements were made under the direction of Teague And Son Funeral Home in Newburg, Missouri.