Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Dakota Lee Hammock

April 28, 2003 - December 15, 2022


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    Peggy Tapley says

    So sorry for your loss.

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    Amber mattingly says

    I have so much to say in such little of space…you were a great friend to my family and we will always cherish those memories. Life is so unfair at times. We love you and will miss you so much. Fly high kiddo ♡

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    Debby & Brett Coale says

    Brett and I are so sorry. We are keeping you all in our prayers and thoughts.

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Dakota Lee Hammock, 19, of Evansville passed away on December 15, 2022. He was born on April 28, 2003, in Moultrie, Georgia, to Chad and Jennifer Hammock.


Dakota was a graduate of Fairfield High School in Fairfield, IL. After high school, he went to work at TBIN for close to seven months, until he joined the team at Toyota. Dakota loved classic muscle cars. He had a dream of opening up a shop with his dad where they could restore old muscle cars. His dream car was a 1969 B5 Blue Dodge Charger. Dakota was one of the most positive and upbeat people you could know. He always had a smile on his face, and always tried to make everyone laugh. Dakota knew how to cut up and have fun. He also enjoyed video games with friends from everywhere on the PlayStation and computer. He met so many good friends that way. Dakota also loved to go fishing and going to the gun range. At a young age, he found the love of his life, Dariean Parsley. Dakota was just a great guy. A truly wonderful son, grandson, nephew, cousin, fiancé, and friend. He will be greatly missed; but remembered in so many loving ways.


Dakota is survived by his parents, Chad and Jennifer Hammock; his brother, Zachary Hammock; his beloved fiancé, Dariean Parsley all of Evansville, IN; his great grandfather, Ed Walker of Plant City, FL; his grandfather, Papa Henry Hammock of Doyline, LA; his great grandmother, Jean Simonds; his grandmother, Mamaw Yvonne Walker, both of Clarks Hill, SC; Mema Pam Martin of Barn Hill, IL; 11 Aunts and Uncles; 23 first cousins; several great aunts, uncles, and cousins.


Dakota was preceded in death by his grandpa, Ed Walker Jr.; his great grandfathers, Henry Hammock Sr. and Renney Simonds; his great grandmothers, Barbara Walker, Shirley Schoiber, and Ruth Helpingstine.


Sunset Funeral Home will be holding open visitation for Dakota on December 28, 2022. There will be visitation time from 1PM to 3PMand then shared memories from 3PM until 4PM.


The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to assist them with expenses.