Russell Keith Dearden
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August 15, 1955 - June 7, 2014
Russell Keith Dearden, 58 of Nampa, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at home of natural causes. He was born August 15, 1955 in Idaho Falls to Richard and Joy Bowen Dearden. Russell leaves behind his mother, brother Kurt (Ida), and sister Marie. He was predeceased by his father Dick, brother Randy, and several special cousins.
Russ was a happy, generous outgoing person who loved life, his family and his many friends.
Russ was paralyzed at the age of 23 in a car accident. He always made the best of his situation. He was always grateful for all that people did for him, the people who drove him in his old van and for the aides that cared for him, especially Debbie.
Russ is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was sincerely appreciative of their love and support. He always was fond of the older members and called the ladies his 'other mothers'.
Graveside services will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 12th at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell with Bishop Scott Barclay officiating. Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Condolences may be shared at www.dakanfuneralchapel.com.
Dakan Funeral Chapel
504 South Kimball Avenue Caldwell, ID 83605
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on June 11, 2014