Gary Deane Russell, age 76, of Monticello, Ky., passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at his home.
He was born March 25, 1940 in Monticello, Ky. the son of the late John Henry Russell and Ruby (Dean) Russell Prince.
He is survived by his wife—Lula Ann "LuAnn" Roberts Russell of Monticello, Ky.; three sons—Wesley Russell of Monticello, Ky., Darren Russell of Louisville, Ky., and Marty Jackson of Monticello, Ky.; six grandchildren—Taylar Richard, Logan Russell, Ashton Russell, and Shelby Russell all of Louisville, Ky., Shawn Jackson and Sidney Jackson both of Monticello, Ky.
He is also survived by three sisters—Linda Roberts, Phyllis
Southwood, and Debbie Dishman all of Monticello, Ky.; along with a host of family and friends who mourn his passing.
He was preceded in death by three brothers—Logan Russell, Billy Bruce Russell, and Lanny Prince; and one sister—Kay Winfrey.
He worked for Anderson Wood Products for over 36 years.
He enjoyed bluegrass music, gardening, and hunting ginseng. He loved all sports, but UK basketball was #1!
Funeral services were held Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Parnell Baptist Church with Bro. Harold Smith and Bro. David McIver officiating. Burial was in the Parnell Baptist Church Cemetery.
Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on October 25, 2016