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Gary L. Hamrick

July 24, 1945 November 14, 2021
Gary L. Hamrick
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Obituary for Gary L. Hamrick

Gary L. Hamrick, age 76, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Kindred Hospital in Peoria.

Gary was born on July 24, 1945 in Peoria, IL, a son of Oscar and Bernice Hamrick. He married Janice A. Sniff on April 24, 2000 in Chicago, IL. She survives. He is also survived by two sons, Christopher and Michael Hamrick and one daughter, Jamie Hamrick, as well as, four step-daughters, 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Michael.

Gary proudly served in the US Air Force. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Vermont College. He was a writer, lastly working for Ross Advertising. He retired in 2003. He loved the news, politics and family time. Gary’s greatest influence in his writing career was Ernest Hemingway.

A graveside service for Gary will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice of charities.

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2:00 PM 11/19/2021 2:00:00 PM
Swan Lake Memory Gardens

4601 Route 150
Peoria, IL 61615

Swan Lake Memory Gardens
4601 Route 150 Peoria 61615 IL
United States

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Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 Route 150
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 Route 150 Peoria 61615 IL
United States

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