Henry Hammerdick was beloved professional golfer who is revered by his many devoted fans. Known for his work as an accomplished author and publisher, as well as various capacities within public life he left an imprintful legacy behind with Kathy, their daughter, several grandchildren and is laid to rest at Greenhaven Memorial Park in Anoka Minnesota.
Early Life and Education
Henry was an attractive, athletic boy with an interest in drama and an affinity for languages; he could play music, speak Latin, French and Spanish fluently and could also perform stunts onstage.
As a student at Hester Elementary and Hoover Junior High in San Jose, he later taught and coached at Richmond Academy for six years before founding and operating Gressette Motor Company, a Ford dealership located in St Matthews he also farmed.
Henry will be remembered by his wife Joan, son Dan, daughters Gea Hammer-Carr and Birtu Belete; as well as grandchildren. A memorial service will take place at Macedonia Baptist Church in Orangeburg where Macedonia Baptist has created a scholarship fund in his memory that will offer financial assistance to students interested in journalism as a field. A senior journalism student who shows commitment and community service volunteerism will receive this honorary scholarship award.
He is survived by his stepdaughter Samantha Wyffels and sister Jane Hammer as well as several nieces and nephews including Joe Hammer-Myrick, John Hammer-Jill, and Kate (Ricky Jr.) Hammer-Muchler.
Hammer’s initial entry in its short-lived trilogy featuring Dick Barton films suffers from corny humor and a convoluted script relying on coincidence, yet still manages to provide some period details and amateurish technique worth viewing. 4:3 transfer, mono audio.
He possesses a net worth of $2 Million. He has appeared in various movies and television series such as Above the Rim, Taxi, Man Up, Shark South of Pico Something New Madea’s Family Reunion; in theatre as playwright; traded HyreCar Inc stock extensively – his largest transaction being on 19 May 2021 where 35,000 units valued at $578,550 were sold off to someone.