YORK -- Albert W. Russell, 80, died Monday (Oct. 28, 2002) at York.
He was born May 13, 1922, at Palisade to Lewis and Gladys (Kirkpatrick) Russell. He graduated from Hayes County High School at Hayes Center and was a longtime Hayes County Farmer.
On Aug. 20, 1955, he married Verla Anderson at Oberlin.
He was a member of the East Hill Church of Christ where he was formerly a Deacon. He was also a member of the York Toastmasters, York County Aging Commission Committee and York Busy Wheels.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter; and one sister.
Survivors include his wife, Verla of York; one son, John Russell and wife, Carrie of Olathe, Kan.; two daughters, Lorie and husband, Mel Poppe of Sutton and Lisa and husband, Chip Bloecher of Kansas City, Mo; son-in-law, Mike McCollough of Firth; brother-in-law, Ralph Wach of Albany, Ore.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 2 p.m., at the East Hill Church of Christ in York with Bruce Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at York.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. today at Metz Mortuary in York.
Memorials may be given in his name to York College.
Metz Mortuary of York is in charge of arrangements.