Rest in peace, Richard Gere’s “Hero” father, who died months after celebrating his 100th birthday in a local restaurant.

Richard Gere is in mourning following his father’s death, Homer, at 100.

According to sources, Homer Gere, a long-time community volunteer in North Syracuse, died on March 1 in Downstate, New York.

Homer was significantly involved in his son’s life and inspired him to strive for greatness before embarking on a career that would see Richard reach the dazzling heights of the entertainment industry.

Alejandra, Richard’s wife, announced Homer’s death on March 4 when she shared the narrative of his life on Instagram.