Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert Hammock has passed away at the age of seventy-seven after a long battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
A native of California, Hammock, who attended San Bernardino High School and San Bernardino Valley College, was elected to the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in 1976.
Hammock enjoyed a long career as county supervisor, serving a total of sixteen years. During his time as supervisor, he also fulfilled two tours as the board’s chair. Previous to his role on the Board of Supervisors, Hammock spent eight years as a representative on the City Council of San Bernardino and, over the years, participated on several boards and committees. He even ran for congress on two occasions.
Hammock passed away on December 12.