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Donald O "Jiggy" Russell
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1928
West Columbia
Mason County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 12, 2010
Mason County
West Virginia, USA

Donald O. "Jiggy" Russell, 81, Mason, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at his residence, comforted by family and friends.

He was born August 30, 1928, in West Columbia, a son of the late Clayton and Stella (Johnson) Russell.

Donald was a retired truck driver from Southern Ohio Coal Co. Mine #3 and had served in the United States Navy from 1948-1952. He also was a member of the American Legion Post #140 and the Mason United Methodist Church, in which he was a faithful volunteer of the food pantry. He also served as a volunteer coach of Mason Little League Association.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Herman, Lester (Pete) and Harvey Russell.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Fay (Tucker) Russell of Mason; daughter, Sheila Russell of Mason; son, Donald O. (Tammy) Russell II of Lenoir, N.C.; grandchildren, Joshua Russell, Desiree Purley, Amber Russell, Justin Russell and Mason Russell; eight great grandchildren; two step grandchildren; sisters, Eva (Peggy) Roush of Pomeroy, Ohio, JoAnn Roush of New Haven, and Ruth (James) Weaver of New Haven; brother, Robert "Bob" (Mildred) Russell of Middleton, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mason United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 15, at Mason United Methodist Church with Rev. Rex Young officiating.

Burial will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens with military graveside rites being performed by the American Legion Post #140 and the VFW Post #9926. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m., Friday, at the church.

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Sunrise Memorial Gardens
New Haven
Mason County
West Virginia, USA
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Record added: Jan 20, 2011
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Donald O Jiggy Russell
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Mason United Methodist Church, Mason, WV
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 Added: Jan. 20, 2011
United States Navy from 1948-1952
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 Added: Jan. 20, 2011

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