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Russell DeBoard Obituary
DeBoard, Russell
1939 - 2017
Russell J. DeBoard, age 77, of Powell, passed away Sunday evening, July 16, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Born September 25, 1939 in Loamansville, Kentucky. Russell retired from the US Air Force as a MSGT after serving 20 years (1960 - 1980) in the Armed Services including 5 years of foreign service during the Vietnam War. He then worked for the State of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for over 20 years. Russell was an avid photographer learning the trade in the military and continuing as a hobby with his own studio. He was preceded in death by parents Rosco and Minnie (McKenzie) DeBoard, wife Agnus (Johnson) DeBoard in 2005, sisters Doris DeBoard and Catherine Scaff, brothers Robert DeBoard and Eugene DeBoard. Survived by children, Staci DeBoard and Keith (Karen) DeBoard; grandchildren, Caden, Liam and Ayla; sister, Mary Fugate; brothers, Ed DeBoard and John DeBoard. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Thursday at FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 202 E. Main Street, (St. Rt. 161W), Plain City, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017 with his nephew John DeBoard officiating and burial at Forest Grove Cemetery with Union County Honor Guard conducting full military services. Visit fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com to share a special memory
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from July 18 to July 19, 2017
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