Jack I. Russell, 71 of Rosedale, IN, passed away at 11:10 AM on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in his residence. He was born in Vigo County on August 28, 1948 to James Russell and Goldie Pigg Russell.
Jack retired as an Installer for Verizon Communications after 39 years, and was a member of I.B.E.W. Local # 725. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and mushroom hunting.
Jack is survived by his wife Cherlyn Stedman Russell, whom he married December 17, 1967, and two children; Scott Russell (Beth Spurr), and Kimberly Jane Miller. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Nikki Miller and Jack Ditto (Megan Brown), as well as four great grandchildren; Jordan Ditto, Presley Ditto, Aleah Ditto, and Colton Ditto, as well as three brothers; Jerry Russell and family, Marvin Russell and family, and Phillip Russell and family, as well as a sister, Melba Jane Hodge and family, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson P.J. Miller, and siblings Jimmy Russell, Dwayne Russell, and Claudia Cox and her husband Don.
Funeral services for Jack will be held at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 6, 2020, with Pastor Bob Roush officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Tecumseh. Visitation is scheduled for Monday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
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