Russell Lanham

October 11, 1925June 1, 2013

Russell Kesler Lanham, 86, passed away on June 1, 2013. Husband of the late Patricia McGoey Lanham. Loving companion of Marjre Ludwick. Father of the late Russell Patrick Lanham. Father in law of Sharron Lanham. Son of the late Harold A. Lanham and Florence A. Kesler. Brother of Dorothy Randall and the late Harold Lanham, Jr., Fred Theodore Lanham, Leon H. Lanham and Merrill R. Lanham. WWII Navy Veteran having served on the USS Salerno Bay. Graduate of Tulane University and Soule Business School. Retired from Shell Oil. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier, 444 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA, on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 11am. Visitation at the Church from 10 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at In lieu of flowers, donations to Disabled American Veterans or Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans, 700 Edwards Ave., New Orleans, LA 70123.


  • Memorial Service Monday, July 1, 2013

Russell Lanham

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caitlyn weld

July 1, 2013

You're great great niece caitlyn loved you very much

Dorothy Randall

July 1, 2013

From your loving sister, Dorothy You will be missed greatly
Rest in peace my brother