Mr. Russell enjoyed repairing automobiles and riding motorcycles. He was the owner of Richard’s Automotive in Tullahoma.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn Brazier.
Mr. Russell is survived by his wife, Patsy Russell of Tullahoma, daughters; Michelle (Damon) Dye of Shelbyville, Amanda Mines and Shelley Russell of Louisiana, Misty Nunley of Tullahoma, Rebecca Russell of Louisiana, Amy (Derek) Tipps of Tullahoma, Tania Russell of Louisiana, sons; Richard Leon (Marissa) Russell, Jr. of Normandy, Dillon (Danielle) Dotson of Tullahoma, brothers; Jim Russell, Joe Russell, Hugh Russell all of Estill Springs, Tenn., Patrick Russell of Tullahoma, several grandchildren and 3-great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services.
Services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 17, 2012, with Rev. Joe Butler, officiating.
Interment will follow in Pennington Cemetery in Estill Springs, Tenn.
Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.