Michael S. Hamrick, 56, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Michael was born in Decatur, IN on February 11, 1963, to the late Herbert H. and Marilyn (Hutchison) Hamrick. On May 15, 1986, Michael married Laura J. Firestine.
Michael was a hardworking and honest man. He graduated from Lincoln Tech College and was a Diesel Mechanic for 12 years at Cummins Mid State. He loved his dogs and cats; enjoyed the outdoors, camping, going to the lake, fishing, skiing and canoeing. He also enjoyed riding his 4 wheelers, working on vehicles, watching Nascar and Motor week, watching old shows on channel 15.3 and was also a Mopar fanatic.
Michael is survived by his wife of 33 years, Laura J. Hamrick of Ft. Wayne; a son, John Michael (Allison Messmann) Hamrick of Ft. Wayne; a sister, Joyce Andrews of Decatur; 2 grandsons, Kane Michael Hamrick and Jaysen Messmann; a niece, Jenny (Jeremy) Gerber of Goshen and a nephew, Jeremy (Kim) Andrews of Decatur. Michael was also preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law, Roy and Joyce Firestine.
Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur, with calling 2 hours prior from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Memorials are to the Grandson’s Education Fund or to the Family.