A native of Lincoln County he was preceded in death by his parents William and Viola Russell.
He was an Auctioneer, sold Real Estate and retired for Calsonic in Shelbyville.
He is survived by his wife of almost 52 years Irene Russell of Lynchburg, sons; Steven Russell of Lynchburg and Stan Russell and his wife Gina of Lewisburg, sister; Jane Warren and her husband Paul of Flintville, two granddaughters; Breanna Hocket (Russell) and Mikki Russell, two grandsons; Trent Russell and Zach Russell and three great-grandchildren; Landon Johnson, Justin William and Carley George.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Felix Russell.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 3 PM until time of services beginning at 4 PM in the chapel of Lynchburg Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Wood and Rev. Robert Beal officiating.
Burial will follow at Lynchburg Cemetery.
LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.