Russell Donald R. Russell, age 76, of Powell, OH, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born in Evanston, Illinois to the late Raymond and Hildur Russell, Don was a graduate of Morgan Park High School and studied at Bradley University. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he was a radar specialist. Don was an electrician with Toledo Edison for 33 years. In addition to his parents, Don is preceded in death by his step-father LeRoy Northup. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marilyn Russell of Howard, OH; sons, Kevin (Jennifer) Russell of Powell and Jeff Russell of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Drew Russell and Lauren Russell; sister, Barbara Kunz of Ft. Myers, FL; nephews and niece, Brian (Sakti) Kunz, Karen (Byron) Gilbert and Bradley (Kim) Kunz, all of New Jersey and their families. Family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014 at the RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 West Olentangy St., Powell, OH 43065, (614)-792-1471, where Military Honors will be rendered at 4 p.m. Burial will be held later at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider memorial contributions to: The Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or to The
, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, in Don's memory. Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the Russell Family.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2014