James S. Russell
September 12, 1937 – April 3, 2018
James Russell was born on September 12, 1937, to the union of Joel and Willie Russell in Chester, South Carolina. He moved to Baltimore, Maryland with his family while still a young child. James received is formal education in the Baltimore Public School System. After graduation, he enlisted to the United States Army. Where he had an opportunity to learn many different skill sets and travel the world for most of his military career. Russell, has many affectionately called him was employed by AT &T. At a young age, he developed a lifelong love of bowling and golf. In 1967, Russell met the love of his life and wife, Joyce Belton. James Russell departed this life on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He was predeceased in death daughter Karen Spellers. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Joyce Russell of Deltona, Florida; Dax Russell of Orlando, Florida, two sisters, Ruth Boyd of Baltimore, Maryland and Mary Dickens of Baltimore, Maryland. Grandchildren, Tia Spellers, Donald Spellers, Jr. Kevin Spellers, and Nia Russell.
- Memorial Service Wednesday, April 11, 2018