He was born November 29, 1948 in Winchester, Tennessee.
He was the husband of Modena Clark Russell. He was employed by AEDC, worked as a farmer and was a store keeper. He served his country in the US Army. Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Russell.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Tommy “T” (Vicki) Russell of Huntland, TN and Richard (Stacy) Russell of Huntland, TN, brother, Larry (Becky) Russell of Huntland, TN; mother, Rosa Nell Russell of Huntland, TN, granddaughters, Amber Nelle Russell, Bethany Russell and Veronica Russell ; and great-granddaughter, Jayci Annelle Sullivan.
A Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with the Rev. Mike Robertson officiating.
Interment will be in Russell Cemetery, Huntland, TN. Serving as pall bearers are, Mark Swafford, Robert Sullivan, Kenny Peters, Steven Smith, Robbie Shockley and Steve Majors.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday, July 23, 2012, at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester.
Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.