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William Randall "Randy" Russell

September 3, 1949 — August 6, 2023

New Johnsonville

William Randall “Randy” Russell        Age 73

Of: New Johnsonville, Tennessee passed away Sunday, August 6, 2023.  Randy was born September 3, 1949, in Sheffield, Alabama, to Edward Clinton “Bill” Russell and Betty Joyce Vaughn Russell. He was married to Mary Jean Chisholm Russell. He was a member of Trace Creek Baptist Church in New Johnsonville, Tennessee. Randy was a retired Major and veteran from the United States Army and Tennessee National Guard, having served for 26 years. He was a retired Unit Operator for Tennessee Valley Authority in New Johnsonville, Tennessee, He was a member and Master Mason at Caldwell Lodge #273 in New Johnsonville, Tennessee. Randy enjoyed watching his grandchildren playing sports. He loved watching U. T. Vols on television and riding Harley Davidson motorcycles. He especially loved going to Florida, watching the ocean waves, and eating seafood.


Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2023, and 11:00am – 1:00pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at Humphreys County Funeral Home.

 

Masonic Service will be held at 7:00pm, Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at Humphreys County Funeral Home.

 

Funeral services for Randy Russell will be held at 1:00pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at Humphreys County Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Adam Mullinax will be officiating the service.

 

Interment will follow in the J. Warren Cemetery in New Johnsonville, TN, with full Military Honors.

 

In lieu of flowers: The family requests donations be made to: Shepherd’s Staff, 6739 Academy Road, Suite 320, Albuquerque, NM 87109. If you are paying by check, please write Missionary Account #4754 on the memo line. You may donate online at www.ssmfi.org and specify Missionary Account #4754. You may also leave your donations at Humphreys County Funeral Home and we will gladly forward them for you.

 

Survivors include:

 

Wife:

   Mary C. Russell of New Johnsonville, TN

 

Daughters:

   Kelly Rhea Russell Nichols (Justin) of New Johnsonville, TN

   Kristin Leigh Russell Davis (Lance) of New Johnsonville, TN

 

Grandchildren:

   Meagan Graham (Chase), Madalynn Breeden, Drake Breeden (Tracy Collins – Fiancee), Gunnar Davis (Emily),

  Marigrace Davis, Jaycie Nichols, Kelsie Nichols, Jenna DeMoss (Matthew), Corey O’Daniel, Caton Carter Skaggs,

  Lyndsey Skaggs, Casey Tillman, Graydi Tillman, Clanci Tillman, Karen Walp, and Sharon Brown

 

Great Grandchildren:

   William “Liam” Breeden, Riverlynn Davis, Wyatt Parker Nichols, and Robert Draco Graham

 

Preceded in death by:

Parents: Bill and Betty Russell

Infant Sister: Terry Lynn Russell


Arrangements by Humphreys County Funeral Home (931) 296-5955

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Masonic Service

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

7:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Burial

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

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