AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Robert Bob Earl Russell, 82, of Augusta, GA, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11am at Berlin United Methodist Church Cemetery with full military honors. Born in Macon, Mississippi, he was the son of the late William Herbert Russell and Mary Ezell Russell. He was a retired Sargent First Class with the Army and a retired service manager with Terminex in North Augusta. In the Army he served in the Vietnam War and in multiple deployments overseas. Bob enjoyed working in his garden and playing country music on his guitar. He was a member of Berlin United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Hannelore Pfeiffer Russell, son, Michael Russell, Augusta, GA, sister, Ruby Lummus, grandchildren, Robert Arnold Russell, Tyler Michael Russell, several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Berlin United Methodist Church, 1518 Hephzibah McBean Rd, Hephzibah, GA, 30815. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Lumpkin Rd, Augusta, GA is assisting the family.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 21, 2013