Russell W. "Russ" Trumbull, 87, of 1456 South Ave., Lewis Run, passed away Saturday (Feb. 7, 2015), surrounded by his loving family at the Bradford Manor.
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Born June 17, 1927, in Lewis Run, he was a son of the late Paul and Calista Crooks Trumbull. On Feb. 12, 1948, in Degolia, he married Ann Paul Trumbull, who survives him.
Mr. attended school in Lewis Run. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on May 15, 1945, served during World War II and was honorably discharged on Aug. 17, 1946.
He was a member of the Lafayette Evangelical Christian Church.
Russ was employed at Hanley Brick Co., AirCo Speer and the Children's Home of Bradford for many years. After he retired, he worked part-time at Worth W. Smith Hardware. Russ was an excellent carpenter and "Jack-of-all-trades."
He enjoyed fishing, throwing horseshoes, and teaching, then beating, his grandchildren at checkers.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Ann of 66 years, are four daughters, Cheryl (Glenn) Shay of Kane, Patricia (Frank) Barton of Bradford, Sheila (Richard) Bartel of Greenville and Sally (Robert) Luke of Bradford; one son, Russell (Ann) Trumbull Jr. of Baconton, Ga.; one sister, Ann (the late James) Youd of Maryland; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Julianna Rose Barton; four brothers; and two sisters.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Lafayette Evangelical Christian Church with the Rev. Robert Baldwin, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Lafayette Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Bradford Manor, 50 Lang Maid Lane, Bradford, PA 16701; or the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Published in The Bradford Era on Feb. 9, 2015