Russell Kent Briddick
Born: November 10, 1949 in Spring Valley, IL
Died: August 12, 2021 in Princeton, IL
Russell Kent Briddick, age 71, of Princeton, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021 at OSF St. Clare Medical Center in Princeton.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 17th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Jacobsen officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Tuesday. Pallbearers will be Zachary and Jeremy Wood, Austyn and Bradyn Briddick, Nolan Kaufman and William Dile.
Russell was born November 10, 1949 in Spring Valley, Illinois, a son of Russell Laverne and Helen Elizabeth (Floyd) Briddick. He married Donna (Miller) Centko August 24, 2006 in Sevierville, TN. She preceded him in death February 5, 2019.
He is survived by a daughter Amber (Jess Judd) Briddick of Wilmington; grandchildren, Austyn, Bradyn and Neveah Briddick, Liam and Nakailah Jones, Dominic, Mathew, Jacob and Tyler Centko. He also leaves a sister, Mary Jere Wood of Seatonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Philip Briddick; and brother-in-law George Wood.
Russell was a member of the Seatonville Community Church. He was an avid Chicago White Sox fan and enjoyed playing golf and driving his Corvette. He enjoyed collecting antiques and woodworking. He could build anything! He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bureau County Animal Control.
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Published by Bureau County Republican from Aug. 13 to Aug. 18, 2021.