David L. Russell

September 5, 1940December 27, 2013

David Lee Russell Lansing, Michigan Age 73, died December 27, 2013; born September 5, 1940 to Wesley and Ethelyn (Sisco) Russell. David worked as a tool and die maker for General Motors and also taught at Lansing Community College. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Wesley James Russell. He is survived by daughters, Cynthia Lynn Wright, Krista Ellen Butler; sons, Brian Lee Russell, Ethan Daniel Russell; 3 grandchildren, Alicia, Jamie, Christian and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral services for David will be held at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan, Lansing, MI 48912 on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Contributions in his memory may be made to Volunteers of America, 430 N. Larch St., Lansing, MI 48912. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 2, 2014
  • Visitation Thursday, January 2, 2014

David L. Russell

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January 2, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss.
I have some pictures that I would like to get to the Russell family and I believe some articles. Can you please give me a phone number and an address?
Sheila Harper

Carole Fransisco

December 30, 2013

Hi Kids,
We were so sorry to hear about your dad. Hoping we can connect with you sometime while you are all in town. Not sure if we can attend the service on Thurs. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love you, Uncle Jan & Aunt Carole