Roy Otis Russell

December 13, 1934August 8, 2013

R. Otis Russell, Jr. of Pike Road died on August 8, 2013. Services will be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Sunday, August 11, 2013. The Reverend Tim Meadows and Warner Floyd will conduct the service. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. and a memorial service will begin at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be private.

Otis was the retired president of the Alabama Concrete Industries Association. He was a graduate of Auburn University. Before illness took its toll, Otis was an active member of the community of Pike Road and Woodland United Methodist Church.

Otis was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Otis Russell, Sr. and Susie Gray Martin Russell, as well as his brother, Dr. Lee Martin Russell. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marietta Bolling Russell, and his daughters, Catherine Bolling Russell, and Ellen Russell Hatfield. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Betty Ann Russell, his nephews Lee M. (Russ) Russell, Jr. and Scott C. Russell, and his niece Susan Cameron.

The family would like to acknowledge its utmost appreciation to Dr. George Handey, Imedysis Hospice, his beloved caregiver Joyce Rogers, and the countless kindness of friends during this long journey.

Pall Bearers will be William R. (Bill) Gaston, Shane Griffith, John Sorrell, Russ Russell, Scott Russell, and George McCulley.

Memorials may be made to Woodland United Methodist Church, the Montgomery Humane Society, or the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 8, 2013
  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2013

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Mathalia Smith Price

August 14, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers for consolation are with you.

August 12, 2013

I am very sorry to hear that we have lost a very precious person as Mr. Russell,and he will be dearly missed. My deepest care and love.

Sincerely, Ronald E.Hatfield

Bill Holden

August 10, 2013

Otis Russell was a great leader for the State of Alabama and especially for the construction industry. All of us that new Otis and Marietta had great affection for them and wish the family our greatest sympathy.

Jesse, Emily and Jalen Stinson

August 10, 2013

With Our Deepest Sympathy, To The Family of Mr. Russell... Although no words of sympathy can ease the loss and pain that you bear, Still, may you'll find comfort in knowing that others truly care. Jesse, Emily and Jalen.

Joyce Rogers

August 10, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

jOYCE Rogers

August 10, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Sandra Sims-deGraffenried

August 9, 2013

Otis was a great person and kind to everyone he came in contact with.