OBITUARY

Robert Eugene Russell

December 6, 1928May 16, 2021

Robert Eugene Russell, 92, of Leo, Ind., passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Parkview Hospital Randallia. Born December 6, 1928 in Kalamazoo, Mich., he was a son of the late James and Grace Russell. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1950-1952. Robert was a watchmaker, jeweler, and owner of Liechty Jewelry in Angola, Ind., and owner of the Dairy Queen on Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne. He attended Brookside Church, Fort Wayne, and was an active member of the Ambassadors Sunday School Class. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Wilma Lee Russell of Leo, Ind.; sons, Gregory S. (Brenda) Russell of Spencerville, Ind., Todd M. (Renee) Russell of Rockledge, Fla., and Mark E. (Amy) Russell of Salt Lake City, Utah; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Mitch) Spidel of Calif., Ashley (Greg) Rohrs of Mich., Briana Russell of Ky., Sierra Jones of Fla., and Natalie Russell of Utah; eight great grandchildren; siblings, James (Cary) Russell of Holland, Mich., John (Terri) Russell of Mich., Fred (Sharon) Russell of Cassopolis, Mich., Mary (Howard) Mack of Texas, and Betty West of N.C. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Genevieve Sousley, Ralph Russell, and Phil Russell. Memorial Service is noon on Friday, June 18, 2021 at Advantage Highland Park, 2403 East Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Inurnment will be at West Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont, Ind. For online condolences, please visit www.advantagehighlandpark.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 18, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, June 18, 2021

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Jeff and Barb Ervin

June 12, 2021

Barb and would like to say, we are deeply sorry to hear about the passing of Bob. He was always such a gracious man and we always looked forward to seeing him. Our condolences to brother Greg and his beautiful wife Brenda. May God be with you my good friend during this time of lose.

GLEN-CHRIS BICKEL

May 27, 2021

WE MET LATE IN LIFE BUT FOUND A TRUE AND GREAT FRIEND.

Dave & Kathy Bruns

May 24, 2021

Greg, Brenda and family,

We would like to express our deepest sympathy for your loss. We are praying that our Abba Father God will wrap His loving arms around you all and give you comfort and peace. Focus on the fact that you are not saying good bye, just see you later!

With love and sympathy,
Dave & Kathy Bruns

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