RUSSELL P. WAKEFIELD III., 68, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at his home in Fort Wayne. Born in Auburn, Ind. on Aug. 8, 1945 the son of the late Russell and Della Wakefield Jr. Russell worked for General Motors for 25 years, retiring in 2001. He was a member of UAW Local #544 and the National Rifle Association. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates fan. He was a vintage car enthusiast especially Corvettes. Surviving are his sister, Alma Smith of Fort Wayne; nephews, Brett (Tamy) Smith of Fort Wayne, Scott Mason of Leo; great-nephews, Jesse and Drake; and loving companion, Marilyn Moore of Youngstown, Ohio. Calling is from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road. Calling also from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tod Homestead Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio with burial to follow. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, Fort Wayne 40, 7328 Clemson Drive, Fort Wayne, (IN 46819). To sign the online guest book, please go to www.domccombandsons.com
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley
1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 16, 2014