Londonderry OH- Richard M. Russell, Sr., 78, of Londonderry, died 1:10 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2020 in the Adena Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
He was born June 23, 1942, in Circleville, Ohio, to the late Floyd and Mabel Williams Russell. On August 6, 1988, he married the former Darla Shaffer, who survives, of Londonderry.
Surviving are children, Elizabeth (Danny) Russell, of Circleville, Richard M. (Rhonda) Russell, Jr., of Ray, Terry (Kathy) Russell, of Londonderry, Debbie (Tony Neil) Russell, of Springfield, Donnie Humphrey and Tina Warner, both of Columbus; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Arnette, of South Bloomfield and Dory Burris, of Stoutsville; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Darla; sons, Jeffrey Ray Castle and Jeffrey Walter Russell; and 8 brothers and sisters.
Richard was a heavy equipment operator.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests, memorial contributions be made to the Ware Funeral Home, 121 W. 2nd St. Chillicothe, OH 45601.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, November 27, 2020 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Paul Layberger officiating. Burial will follow in Londonderry Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ware Funeral Home from 12 to 2 p.m. prior to the service on Friday.
You may sign his online register at www.warefh.com