Eagle Funeral Home Obituaries

Herbert Clair Russell

May 18, 1938 - June 30, 2018

Herbert Clair Russell, 80, of Jonesville and formerly of Rapid City, Michigan, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the Laurels of Coldwater. He was born May 18, 1938 in Rapid City to William and Mabel (Hoover) Russell.

Herb proudly served his country in the United States Army. For many years, Herb planted, pruned and tended fruit trees at Morrison's Fruit Farm. He collected guns and knives and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include two daughters, Dana (Michael) Kyser of Jonesville and Candy Russell of Litchfield; son, Herb Russell of Jerome; four grandchildren, Douglas (Heidi) Prough of Berkley, Justin Hughes of Devils Lake, Matt Ladd of Midland, and Madison Turner of Hastings; four great-grandchildren, Hailey Hughes, Landon Hughes, Mylee Hughes and Rhett Prough; sister, Janet Parzych of Rapid City and two brothers, William (Bea) Russell and Tom Russell, both of Moscow.

Herb was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joan Radina.

At Herb's request, his body will be donated to the University of Michigan Anatomical Program and there will be no services or calling hours at this time. The family is being served by Eagle Funeral Home in Jonesville.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Laurels of Coldwater.



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