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James Larry Russell

CHILLICOTHE: James Larry Russell, 72, of Chillicothe, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, early Tuesday morning, August 19, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness.

He was born July 31, 1942, in Vigo, to James W. and Pauline E. Donegan Russell. On September 4, 1976, he married the former Carolyn A. Johnson Armstrong who survives.

Also surviving are children, Steven (Crystal) Russell, Jackie (Gary) Fisher and Serena Armstrong-Hutchison, all of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Joshua and Brittany Russell, Shashona and Ayla Fisher and Tyler, Shelby and Megan Hutchison; several great grandchildren, including, Myka Starling; sisters, Sue Weingard, Judy (Gary) Thomas, both of Chillicothe, Shirley (Don) Luke, of Baltimore, OH and Sharon (Gordon) Ward, of Londonderry; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Pauline; father and stepmother, James and Donna Russell; a daughter, Veronica Russell; a granddaughter, Bobbie Jo Starling; a sister, Mary Scott; and a brother-in-law, Dwight Weingard.

James was a charter member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and a member of U.P.I.U. Local 988. He retired from Chilpaco in 2002 and had driven for Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2014 in the Light House Baptist Church - North Campus with Pastor Ryan Bevan officiating. Burial will follow in Londonderry Cemetery. Friends may call at Light House Baptist Church - North Campus from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.

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Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Aug. 20, 2014
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