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George H. Russ


1936 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
George H. Russ Obituary
George H. Russ of North Adams passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Country Living. He was born on April 23, 1936 in North Adams, MI to George and Evelyn (Blackmer) Russ.
He is survived by his wife, Doris (Truitt); two children, Dawn (Steve) Woodruff and Greg Russ; six grandchildren, Nikki (Dallas) Russell, Ashley (Jeremy) Garl, Thomas Woodruff, Cheyenne (Devin Martin) Woodruff, Justice Russ and Hunter Russ; five great grandchildren, Sydney Russell, Bailey Russell, Jeremy Russell, Lexi Garl and Nate Garl.
He was preceded in passing by his parents and one brother, Walter Dean Russ.
George has been a fireman since 1954. He was the chief from 1965-1998 and then moved to assistant chief in 1998. He served as the fire department representative on the 911 board and was also on the North Adams Village Council for several years. George also owned and operated George Russ & Sons from 1954-2000.
A funeral service to honor his life will be held at the Hampton Funeral Home in Hillsdale at 1 p.m. Saturday. At his request cremation will follow the service. The family will receive friends for visitation from 4-8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the North Adams Fire and Rescue.

Hampton Funeral Home – Hillsdale
517-437-0605
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 9, 2017
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