Mac J. Russell

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Mac J. Russell died peacefully at Treasure Coast Hospice on Sept. 8, 2018 in Fort Pierce at the age of 87.
Mac was predeceased by his beloved wife, Polley in 2015. He is survived by his son, Michael (Lori) and Polley's son, Ronald (Jody) Rogers; four grandchildren, Renee, Mark, Beau and Darryl and six great-grandchildren, Ava, Ezra, Gavin, Audrey, Mac and Emery.
Mac worked 30 years as an underground utility contractor since the early 70's. He worked all over South Florida. Following retirement, he guided for 21 years on Lake Okeechobee.
He was a Deacon at Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church and will be missed by many friends.
Mac was an avid tournament fisherman with his grandson, Beau and did well.
A memorial service will be held 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church with a receiption to follow. Pastor Arlen Cook will officiate. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Mac's life. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Seawinds Funeral Home, Okeechobee.
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Published in NewsZapFL on Sept. 12, 2018
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