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James R. Russell

August 15, 1942 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 77)

Obituary


JAMES R. RUSSELL WAS BORN ON AUGUST 15, 1942, IN LAWNDALE, NORTH CAROLINA TO HIS LOVING PARENTS ROOSEVELT AND ADDIE MAE WALLER RUSSELL.
JAMES WAS A KIND-HEARTED,  LOVING, AND GENEROUS MAN. HE WAS A DEVOTED HUSBAND, FATHER AND GRANDFATHER.
B-BOY,MONEY, LOVED LAUGHING & "CUTTING UP" WITH HIS FAMILY, PLAYING CARDS AND HAVING "A LIL' NIP".  HE ENJOYED RIDING AROUND IN BIG RED. HIS FAVORITE SAYING WAS 2 S's AND 2 L's! RUSSELL''.
HE LOVED CARPENTRY AND WAS A DEVOTED CONTRUCTION EMPLOYEE AT LAKE OF WOODS, MAHOMET, ILLINOIS FOR 37 YEARS.
ON WEDNESDAY JULY 8TH, JAMES TRANSITIONED INTO ETERNAL LIFE. HE IS SURVIVED BY, HIS WIFE DORIS JEAN RUSSELL, 7 CHILDREN: GERALD RUSSELL, TAMMIE MAYNOR-DONALDSON, TERRY RUSSELL, SHAWN MAYNOR, LA-KETA MAYNOR, JAMES MAYNOR, TERRI MAYNOR. BROTHER ROOSEVELT (ESSIE) RUSSELL , AND A HOST OF GRANDKIDS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS.
HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, SISTER, ROSIE CASTON AND ANNIE RUTH RUSSELL FERGUSON. BROTHERS, NATHANIEL RUSSELL, J. C . RUSSELL, ROBERT RUSSELL AND WILLIE RUSSELL.

Per his wishes, he was cremated.
 

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