Russell C. Greenlees Jr.

GREENLEES, RUSSELL C., JR.; age 68; of Lake Orion; January 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Anna Greenlees; and his brother, David Greenlees. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Patricia Greenlees; his nieces and nephews, David and Lydia Greenlees, Brian and Marilyn Drake, Kevin and Tory Greenlees, Ryan and Meghan Gilliatt; and his great nieces and nephews, Lauren and Alison Greenlees, and Devin, Brittne, Steven, and Colleen Drake. Russell served on the Lake Orion Police Department for over 30 years. After graduating from The University of Notre Dame and Wayne State Law School, he practiced law in Lake Orion for many years. Russell proudly served in the United States Army and received the Bronze Star for his service during Vietnam. He was a member of the Lake Orion Police Association, the Lions Club, and a life-long member of the NRA. He will always be remembered for his loyalty to his family, his love of the outdoors and hunting, and his endless supply of humor. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 715 N. Lapeer Rd., Lk. Orion. The family will receive friends on Thursday with suggested visiting hours from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with Scripture Prayer at 7 p.m. at SPARKS-GRIFFIN FUNERAL HOME, Lake Orion. Interment Eastlawn Cemetery. To share reflections with the family please visit

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Published in The Oakland Press on Jan. 23, 2013