STANLEY - Archie Taylor Russell, 82, of 14621 Lucia Riverbend Highway, died Friday, March 22, 2013.
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He was born in Gaston County, the son of the late Baxter Cornelius and Maggie Garrett Russell.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Annie Laura Henkle Russell; and three brothers, Glenn, Walter, and Fred Russell.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired supervisor with Belmont Hosiery for 43 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mount Holly. After retirement, he was employed with Jones Brothers Grocery and Food Lion in Mount Holly. He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Russell will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly, with the Rev. Mitch Carlyle officiating. Burial will follow at New Covenant United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly is serving the family.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Published in Gaston Gazette from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2013