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Russell, Boyd W.

d. March 11, 2012

Boyd W. Russell, 89, of Athens, passed away on March 10, 2012 at Auburn Nursing & Rehab in Auburn.

He is survived by his son, James Russell of Athens; two daughters, Bonnie Russell of Athens and Maralyn (Dale) Hammond of Litchfield; a sister; Dorothy Berkshire of Lincoln, several nephews and great nieces & nephews

He is preceded in death by his wife, Anna on May 20, 1990, his parents, and two brothers Bud and Billy.

Mr. Russell was born April 3, 1922 in Glen Carbon, Illinois the son of William and Mabel (Davis) Russell.

He worked at Allis-Chambers, Arhenkiel Motors, and at International Harvester for many years.

Mr. Russell attended the Conservation Corp Camp during World War II.

He enjoyed racing stockcars and restored older cars and bulldozers.

Visitation will be held at Mott & Henning Funeral Home on Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 10 to 11 AM with services following at 11.

Rev. Ken Gennicks officiating.

Burial will be held at Joel Hall Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to donor’s charity of choice.

On-line condolences can be sent at chrismac:8888/mott/

Condolences

  1. Maralyn and all the Russell family, my prayers and thoughts are of you.God Bless.

  2. You have my sympathy Dale and Maralyn. I will be praying for you and your family in this time of sorrow. May you find comfort and peace in our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Patty

  3. I’M SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, BOYD WAS A WONDERFUL MAN I ENJOYED WORKING WITH HIM, WE WORKED TOGETHER IN LINCOLN AT IH. BOYD WAS ONE OF THE NICEST MOST HONEST MEN I HAVE HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF KNOWING AND WORKING WITH, I WILL MISS HIM.


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