Richard W. Russell, Sr., age 81, of Hart, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 in Muskegon. Richard was born September 7, 1939 in Muskegon, the son of Vernon and Ada (Clement) Russell.
Richard lived in Oceana County most of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Richard had been employed as a truck driver.
He married his wife, Lillian on November 22, 1991. Richard was a hard worker. He loved his kids. He enjoyed ice fishing, hunting and mushrooming. He also loved his dogs.
Richard is survived by his wife, Lillian; his children, Linda White, Lori Russell, William Russell, Richard Russell, Jr. and Ralph Russell; many grandchildren; and his siblings, Robert, Roy, Ronald and Rodney Russell, and Barbara Robinson. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his siblings, Raymond, Roland and Gerald Russell, Betty Heer, Beverly Niles and Brenda Wambaugh.
Visitation for Richard will be held on Saturday, February 6th, from Noon to 2 pm with military honors to be conducted at 1:30 pm at Harris Funeral Home in Shelby.
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