John Richard “Dick” Russell

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John Richard “Dick” Russell

Birth
Belle Center, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Death
16 Feb 2011 (aged 84)
Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Burial
West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio, USA Add to Map
Plot
Lot 173 A
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Father Jesse Russell
Mother Emma Grappy

wife Gladis /Gladys Levonne McColloch
married 17 Oct 1950 Franklin County, Ohio

Richard was the son of Jesse and Emma Russell. His family moved to the Raymond area in 1932 when he was in the first grade. He graduated from Raymond in 1944. He served in the Army in the 21st Infantry Battalion during the occupation of Germany. He was recalled to serve in Japan during the Korean conflict. After the war he returned to Logan county where he owned Costin Construction. Dick and his wife were married in West Mansfield on Sept. 30, 1950 by the Rev. Frank Roberts and resided in Logan County. When farming season came around both Dick and his wife Gladys hit the fields after working an eight hour shift. They operated a farm in Logan county where they raised prized Herford cattle. Richard was an officer in the Logan County Fish and Game club. He served Lionism as Lion District 132's Governor as well as on various district service committees. He had received the Lions International Awards of Membership, Advanced Key Award, Melvin Jones Fellowship Award and Lions International Leadership Award. Dick was a member and active in the Church of Christ, East Liberty. Richard is survived by a brother Donald G Russell of Raymond. Richard was preceded in death by two brothers and their wives. Jim (Lois) Russell and Robert (Mae) Russell. Pastor John Knox leads a memorial service for Richard and his wife Gladis Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. March 22nd in the First Church of God 1000 East Brown Ave., Bellefontaine. Visitation is from 2 to 8 pm Monday at the church. A private committal service is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

**This is a note from rustybucket55, Richard Russell death cert. states died in Bellefontaine, Ohio so unsure why he felt he passed in TN., also, he was incorrect concerning marriage date/place which has been corrected.

**from rustybucket55 Richard Russell, 84, of Logan County was found dead in Chattanooga, Tenn. Russell had been missing since Feb. 16.

Ohio Marriage Record
Name: John Richard Russell
Age: 24
Birth Date: abt 1926
Marriage Date: 17 Oct 1950
Marriage Place: Franklin, Ohio, USA **
Father: Jesse E Russell
Mother: Emma B Grappy
Spouse: Gladys Levonne McColloch

U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection
Name: John Richard Dick Russell
Gender: Male
Death Age: 85
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1926
Birth Place: Belle Center, Ohio, Logan County, Ohio
Marriage Date: 30 Sep 1950 **
Marriage Place: West Mansfield, Ohio **
Residence Place: Logan County, Raymond, Ohio, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Death Date: Abt 2014
Burial Place: West Liberty, Ohio
Parents: Jesse Russell; Emma Russell
Siblings:
Donald G. Russell
Jim RussellJohn Richard "Dick" Russell 84, of rural Bellefontaine, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly.

Mr. Russell was born near Belle Center on June 22, 1926, to the late Jesse and Emma Russell. His family moved to the Raymond area in 1932 when Dick was in the first grade. He continued his education at this school and graduated from Raymond High School in 1944.

He was a US Army Veteran, serving in the 21st Infantry Battalion during the Occupation of Germany. He was recalled and served again in the Occupation of Japan during the Korean War.

After his military service, he came back to Logan County where he worked as a carpenter and owned his own construction business, Costin Contracting.

Dick was married to Gladis McColloch in West Mansfield on Sept. 30, 1950, by the Rev. Frank Roberts and started their life together in Logan County.

When farming season came around, both Dick and Gladis hit the fields after an eight-hour shift. Together they operated a farm in rural Logan County, where they raised prize Hereford cattle.

Mr. Russell was a member and an officer in the Logan County Fish and Game Club. In 1970, he became a member of Bellefontaine Lions Club where he served as secretary and president. He served Lionism as Lion District 13E's Governor as well as service on various district service committees. He had received the Lion International Awards of Membership, Advanced Key Award, Melvin Jones Fellowship Award and Lions International Leadership Award. He and his wife, Lion Gladis were both currently serving on the Bellefontaine Lions Club Eye Glass Committee. As Past District Lion Governor, he enjoyed the fellowship of other Past District Governors by hosting a Past Lion District Governor get-together every summer.

He is survived by his brother, Donald G. (Florence) Russell of Raymond; his nieces and nephews, Lynn (Jim) Hall of Marysville, Susan (Mike) Coder of Zanesfield, Kathleen (Roger) Darling of Pickerington, Bill (Cheryl) Russell of Townsend, Montana, Teri Russell (Tim) Lawrence and Dale Russell, both of Sanford, Florida, Barbara (Gary) Howe of Anaheim, California, and Don E. Russell of Raymond;
And numerous great- and great-great-nieces and nephews and also many wonderful friends and neighbors.

Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim (Lois) Russell and Robert (Mae) Russell.

Pastor Jack Knox leads a memorial service for the Russells at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave., Bellefontaine. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church, followed by a Lions Club memorial service. A private committal service is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty, with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellefontaine Lions Club Pilot Dog Program, c/o Andy Collings, 615 E. Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine; and to the Logan County Fish and Game, 2056 N. U.S. Route 68, Bellefontaine.

Arrangements were handled by Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.

From the Bellefontaine Examiner 3/15/2011
Father Jesse Russell
Mother Emma Grappy

wife Gladis /Gladys Levonne McColloch
married 17 Oct 1950 Franklin County, Ohio

Richard was the son of Jesse and Emma Russell. His family moved to the Raymond area in 1932 when he was in the first grade. He graduated from Raymond in 1944. He served in the Army in the 21st Infantry Battalion during the occupation of Germany. He was recalled to serve in Japan during the Korean conflict. After the war he returned to Logan county where he owned Costin Construction. Dick and his wife were married in West Mansfield on Sept. 30, 1950 by the Rev. Frank Roberts and resided in Logan County. When farming season came around both Dick and his wife Gladys hit the fields after working an eight hour shift. They operated a farm in Logan county where they raised prized Herford cattle. Richard was an officer in the Logan County Fish and Game club. He served Lionism as Lion District 132's Governor as well as on various district service committees. He had received the Lions International Awards of Membership, Advanced Key Award, Melvin Jones Fellowship Award and Lions International Leadership Award. Dick was a member and active in the Church of Christ, East Liberty. Richard is survived by a brother Donald G Russell of Raymond. Richard was preceded in death by two brothers and their wives. Jim (Lois) Russell and Robert (Mae) Russell. Pastor John Knox leads a memorial service for Richard and his wife Gladis Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. March 22nd in the First Church of God 1000 East Brown Ave., Bellefontaine. Visitation is from 2 to 8 pm Monday at the church. A private committal service is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

**This is a note from rustybucket55, Richard Russell death cert. states died in Bellefontaine, Ohio so unsure why he felt he passed in TN., also, he was incorrect concerning marriage date/place which has been corrected.

**from rustybucket55 Richard Russell, 84, of Logan County was found dead in Chattanooga, Tenn. Russell had been missing since Feb. 16.

Ohio Marriage Record
Name: John Richard Russell
Age: 24
Birth Date: abt 1926
Marriage Date: 17 Oct 1950
Marriage Place: Franklin, Ohio, USA **
Father: Jesse E Russell
Mother: Emma B Grappy
Spouse: Gladys Levonne McColloch

U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection
Name: John Richard Dick Russell
Gender: Male
Death Age: 85
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1926
Birth Place: Belle Center, Ohio, Logan County, Ohio
Marriage Date: 30 Sep 1950 **
Marriage Place: West Mansfield, Ohio **
Residence Place: Logan County, Raymond, Ohio, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Death Date: Abt 2014
Burial Place: West Liberty, Ohio
Parents: Jesse Russell; Emma Russell
Siblings:
Donald G. Russell
Jim RussellJohn Richard "Dick" Russell 84, of rural Bellefontaine, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly.

Mr. Russell was born near Belle Center on June 22, 1926, to the late Jesse and Emma Russell. His family moved to the Raymond area in 1932 when Dick was in the first grade. He continued his education at this school and graduated from Raymond High School in 1944.

He was a US Army Veteran, serving in the 21st Infantry Battalion during the Occupation of Germany. He was recalled and served again in the Occupation of Japan during the Korean War.

After his military service, he came back to Logan County where he worked as a carpenter and owned his own construction business, Costin Contracting.

Dick was married to Gladis McColloch in West Mansfield on Sept. 30, 1950, by the Rev. Frank Roberts and started their life together in Logan County.

When farming season came around, both Dick and Gladis hit the fields after an eight-hour shift. Together they operated a farm in rural Logan County, where they raised prize Hereford cattle.

Mr. Russell was a member and an officer in the Logan County Fish and Game Club. In 1970, he became a member of Bellefontaine Lions Club where he served as secretary and president. He served Lionism as Lion District 13E's Governor as well as service on various district service committees. He had received the Lion International Awards of Membership, Advanced Key Award, Melvin Jones Fellowship Award and Lions International Leadership Award. He and his wife, Lion Gladis were both currently serving on the Bellefontaine Lions Club Eye Glass Committee. As Past District Lion Governor, he enjoyed the fellowship of other Past District Governors by hosting a Past Lion District Governor get-together every summer.

He is survived by his brother, Donald G. (Florence) Russell of Raymond; his nieces and nephews, Lynn (Jim) Hall of Marysville, Susan (Mike) Coder of Zanesfield, Kathleen (Roger) Darling of Pickerington, Bill (Cheryl) Russell of Townsend, Montana, Teri Russell (Tim) Lawrence and Dale Russell, both of Sanford, Florida, Barbara (Gary) Howe of Anaheim, California, and Don E. Russell of Raymond;
And numerous great- and great-great-nieces and nephews and also many wonderful friends and neighbors.

Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim (Lois) Russell and Robert (Mae) Russell.

Pastor Jack Knox leads a memorial service for the Russells at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave., Bellefontaine. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church, followed by a Lions Club memorial service. A private committal service is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty, with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellefontaine Lions Club Pilot Dog Program, c/o Andy Collings, 615 E. Columbus Ave., Bellefontaine; and to the Logan County Fish and Game, 2056 N. U.S. Route 68, Bellefontaine.

Arrangements were handled by Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.

From the Bellefontaine Examiner 3/15/2011