Russell Hammond, a former JLP member, died on December 2, 2022.
How Did Russell Hammond Die?
The National Democratic Movement’s co-founder and former vice president, Russell Hammond passed away. On December 2, 2022, the businessman from Westmoreland passed away in a hospital.
I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Jamaica Labour Party Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Central, successful businessman and philanthropist Russell Hammond.
Hammond was first elected MP for Westmoreland from 1983 to 1989. pic.twitter.com/gUNdrokfFl
— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) December 3, 2022
Russell Hammond, a former member of the Jamaica Labour Party who represented Westmoreland Central, had passed away. Hammond died at the University Hospital of the West Indies. Russell was the managing director of Hammond’s Pastry Place in Westmoreland. He was also a School Chairman. He died after battling a long illness.
Russell Hammond Cause of Death
Russell Hammond cause of death was an unknown illness. He suffered with an illness and passed away at University Hospital of the West Indies.
AndrewHolnessJM: I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Jamaica Labour Party Member of Parliament for Westmoreland Central, successful businessman and philanthropist Russell Hammond.
Hammond was first elected MP for Westmoreland from 1… pic.twitter.com/chr6S79FZh
— Jamaica Zone (@JamaicaZone) December 3, 2022
He was a pillar of the community and a wonderful example of selfless loyalty to his country. Tributes flooded in social media after the demise of Russell Hammond broke out. His legacy and the hearts of those who loved him will serve as a lasting tribute to his memory.
Dennis Meadows shared his condolence saying,
“Was a dear friend, businessman, politician who had the heart of an angel. Believed in his country. Godspeed Russell Hammond. May your soul rest in peace You served #thisisashocker”
Who was Russell Hammond?
Russell Hammond was a prominent businessman and philanthropist who served as Westmoreland Central’s former member of parliament for the Jamaica Labour Party.
From 1983 through 1989, Hammond served as Westmoreland’s first elected MP. Being a very active member of the Area Council, he significantly contributed to building the groundwork for the Party’s current success in the Western parishes of Westmoreland and Hanover.
Russell served Savlamar and Grange Hill for a very long time. He was a trustworthy JP, a great politician, and a very well businessman. Russell was great gentleman in savanna-la-mar Westmoreland in General. Hammond also owns a bakery. He spent his time in encouraging, advising and supporting young people who had his passion for service. Russel was a people person always had a listening ears. Ngnews247.com