Russell William Krantz Jr.

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Russell William Krantz Jr.

Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 May 2008 (aged 85)
South Carolina, USA
Burial Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 97348815 View Source
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Russell William Krantz, Jr., formerly of Atlanta, GA and Philadelphia, PA, passed away on May 15, 2008, in Lexington, South Carolina.

Born in Easton, PA in 1922, he graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Class of 44. His college years were interrupted by 2 years of service in WWII. He served in the Army Air Force as a radio operator, flying 58 missions over Burma, India, and China, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Russell served as a regional sales manager at Riegel Paper Corp. He later served as a financial analyst at CONTEL and GTE Mobile. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Evelyn Gossling Krantz.

He is survived by sons, David (Rose) of Lexington, SC, Brad (Jill) of Tampa, FL, and Andrew (Janet) of Montgomery, AL; a daughter, Carol Webb (David) of Wichita, KS; and 10 grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, May 23rd from 7-9PM at Sandy Springs Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 24th at 2PM at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church in Sandy Springs, GA. Interment, with military honors, will follow in Arlington Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be sent to The family requests those wishing may direct memorials in Russell's honor to Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church, 471 Mt. Vernon Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA, 30328. Greenlawn Funeral Home, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209 Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 21, 2008

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Russell William Krantz Jr. (8 Nov 1922–15 May 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 97348815, citing Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .