Russell Hammond, a former JLP member, died on December 2, 2022. Let’s see how a former JLP member died and Russell Hammond cause of death in detail.
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.
Tributes to Russell Hammond
Dennis Meadows tweeted,
Godspeed my friend… Rest well #RussellHammond #YouServed
Charles O. Wilkinson posted,
If ever there’s a perfect Politician, if ever there’s a perfect Businessman then, Russell Hammond was that man. My greatest pleasure is, I got to say this to himface to face while he was Alive, Healthy and Strong. May God’s perpetual light shines upon him! RiP Russell
Andrew Holness posted,
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. I extend my sincere condolences to his wife, children, friends and colleagues.
Gregory Goffe psoted,
i cry not about your absence from this
world Mr Russell Hammond ,you have shine so much light in jamaica on Westmoreland from i was a kid till i have grown .. we love you your life was not a purpose for you but for us we thank you you was not just JLP you was the people MP … enjoying supping on sipping in the grand heaven there is a chair in the hall waiting for you sir … Peace will grand to your soul have your Rest … thank you lord !
Dennis Meadows posted,
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
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