Donald E. Russell

Donald E. Russell

Donald E. Russell, age 81, of Atwater, died Friday, January 3, 2014. He was born May 23, 1932, in Windham, Ohio the son of Harold and Viola (Ball) Russell.

Mr. Russell retired from American Steel after 25 years of service. He enjoyed landscaping, gardening and hunting. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents and wife, Shirley, survivors include his children: Melvin (Paula) Russell of Atwater, Kenneth Russell and fiancée Mary Pratt of Hubbard, Ohio and Kimberly Woods of West Virginia. Grandchildren: Jarren Russell, Jenna Russell, Michele Atwell and Timothy Atwell. He is also survived by his sister, Betty Rhodes of MN, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place. Friends will be received, on Thursday, January 9, 2014, one hour prior to the 11:00 am memorial service at the Atwater Congregational Church, 1237 St. Rt. 183, Atwater, Ohio 44201, with Pastor Rich Hall officiating. Inurnment will be in Atwater Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Atwater Firefighters Assoc., 6570 Waterloo, Rd., Atwater, Ohio 44201.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.Wood-Kortright-Borkoski.com.

(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home 330-296-6436 RC 1-7-14)

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