Taggart Jake Hamm (T.J.) was born on July 16,1986 in Dallas, Texas to Bobby Lee and Elaine Hamm. T.J. passed away in Forney, Texas on May 30 ,2020. T.J. was raised in Walnut Springs and moved to Forney in the5th grade. T.J. loved the outdoors and everything to do with hunting and fishing. He loved old country, boating and motorcycles. There was one thing that he loved more than anything and that is the love for his girls and his family. T.J. enjoyed spending time with his girls cuddling and watching them and taking them to the father daughter dances every year. He spent most of his life working in construction beginning as a heavy equipment operator and then moving into surveying. He started his construction career with Bright Excavation and was last employed at Wade Construction. T.J. will be greatly missed by all of those who had the wonderful chance to meet and become friends with T.J. T.J. is survived by his Daughters: Rylie Carpenter and Kaylon Hamm. Parents: Bobby and Elaine Hamm, Brothers: Dale Robinson and his wife Tessa and their children Gregory, Lauren and Ty, Sisters: Stacey Molock and husband Joe and their child Rhett Newton, Misty Stringfellow and husband and their children Carolyn Robinson, Jacob Gooch, Joshua Gooch; Katy Johnson and her children Blain and Drew. Uncles: Clarence Dwaine Bright and wife Cathy, Aaron Brooke, Buddy Bailey and wife Lisa, Aunt; Nell Hines and husband John and daughter Brooke, Karen Frasier, Grandparents; Clarence Oran Bright: Sallie Hamm. And many family members and beloved friends. T.J. was preceded in death by Loretta Bright, BD McKandless, Ola McKandless, Clayton Bright, Henry Hamm, Clarence E. Bright, Mossie D. Bright.