Woody Funeral Home-Atlee Chapel

9271 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville, VA


Russell Cralle Hammack Jr.

November 27, 1933September 30, 2019

Hammack, Jr., Russell Cralle, 85, of Mechanicsville, VA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, September 30, 2019. He was predeceased by his parents, Gertrude and Russell Hammack Sr. He is survived by his loving partner, Vetrice Faas Perrin; children, Russell Hammack III, Susan H. Weiss (Skip), Ellen Bennett (Chris), and Margaret Bratton (Dave); seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Nell Hammock. Russell was a graduate of Christ Church School and the University of Richmond, majoring in business administration. He loved to play bridge, meeting his life partner while playing his favorite game. He was also a crossword puzzle whiz, enjoyed the beaches of North Carolina, and spending time with family and friends. He had a wicked sense of humor as well as a quick wit. The family would like to thank Vetrice's children, Rudy and Susan and spouses for their loving care and assistance during his final days. Services will be private.


Russell Cralle Hammack Jr.

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Bob Hilldrup

October 7, 2019

I havent seen Sonny in 75 years but he and I used to play in the drive of my grandaddy's house in Emmerton, Richmond County, VA. The house was between the two homes (farms) Sonny's parents and grandparents owned, I believe. With sincere condolences...