Richard Russell

Richard Leon Russell

August 27, 1966 - August 1, 2019
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Richard Leon Russell, 52, of Eclectic, AL passed away August 1, 2019. He was born August 27, 1966.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 2 pm at Linville Memorial Chapel with Minister Ed Walker officiating. Burial will follow at Mt Hebron Church of Christ Cemetery, Linville Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory directing. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 12 noon until service time at Linville Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lisa Russell; children, Michelle Nicole Russell, Kandace Rena Russell, Richard Leon Russell Jr., William Vinson Russell and John Wesley Russell; parents, Patricia and Jerry Granthum; siblings, Theresa Hughes, Harvey Russell, Evelyn Russell and Bo Granthum; and grandchildren, Layton Lawrence, Triston Lawrence and Baylor.

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Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory
Eclectic, Alabama

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    August 6, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    August 6, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Linville Memorial Chapel
    84632 Tallassee Hwy
    ECLECTIC, AL 36024
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    August 6, 2019 | 2:00pm
    August 6, 2019 2:00pm
    Minister Ed Walker
  • Interment

    Mt Hebron Church of Christ Cemetery
    4530 Mt Hebron Rd
    ECLECTIC, AL 36024
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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arthur lindsay

Posted at 09:12pm
I am so sad and caught off guard to hear about Leon . Leon was a mans man . I am grateful that Leon was my friend and he mine . May Lisa and all and each of his family carry on . Shalom .

Elizabeth Ray

Posted at 08:25pm
So sorry for your loss Leon did lots of work for us over the years,he was such a nice gentleman,always polite, Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Cherry Thomas

Posted at 01:42am
So sorry to hear that Leon has passed away. Haven't seen in the last several years, but our memories of him is that he was a very good man. Our condolences to you, Lisa, your children and all the family. Your great memories is what will get you through this. Alden & Cherry Thomas

LeeAnn Rhodes

Posted at 12:04pm
I'm so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Thomas Oates's family.

Posted at 07:50pm
He was a very special man. My life was so blessed having leon in it for the short time I knew him. I wish this World could have more people like him in it. I'm so hurt over this and my heart is broken. All my prayers for his family and I pray that God will give you strength and comfort in this sad time of your life. Wrap them in your arms dear Lord I pray

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