Benjamin L. RUSSELL


News Death Notice

RUSSELL, Benjamin L. age 90, was born to Thomas G. and Mattie (Billingsly) Russell in Grantville, Georgia. A member of McKinley United Methodist Church. He departed Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Maria-Joseph Living Care Center. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marvin and James Russell; sisters: Wylean Gamble, Martha Jean Stevens, Annie Pearl Green and Willa Mae Russell. He leaves to mourn, four devoted daughters: Teresa Russell, Bonnie Walton, Sylvia (Lewis) Vance & Ida Russell; sister, Mary Bell Spearman; brothers, Ernest and William Russell; 3 grandchildren: Charise & Shawnda Vance and Jason (Nino) Walton; a host of nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, cousins and friends. A retiree of General Motors after 42 years of service. He loved his many cars and trucks. He also loved to play cards and checkers with his family. He will truly be missed by all, although he will live on in our hearts and memories forever. Private funeral service will be held. Interment Dayton National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Maria-Joseph Living Care Center. HHRoberts.com

Funeral Home

H. H. Roberts Funeral Home
38 S. Gettysburg Avenue Dayton, OH 45417
(937) 268-6886

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 23, 2014