Mr. Joe Harwell Hammock, age 74, of Thomaston died Thursday, July 23 at Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon. Mr. Hammock was born March 29, 1941 in Taylor County to the late Gene and Lillian Hammock. He was formerly employed with Georgia Tech where he worked as an electronic instructor for eight years and later worked for B.F. Goodrich until his retirement. Mr. Hammock was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church and also the Thomaston Masonic Lodge #27 F&AM. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force.Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Betty F. Hammock of Thomaston; brothers, Mr. Lloyd (Wanda) Hammock of Barnesville and Mr. Gary Hammock of Arizona.Funeral services were held Saturday, July 25 at Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial followed in Crystal Hill Cemetery.Noggins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, cogginsfuneralhome.com.