Mr. Bill J. Russell, age 88 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Renaissance Terrace Care and Rehab Center in Harriman, Tennessee. Bill was a Lifelong Member of First Baptist Church in Rockwood, Tennessee. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. He was a Lifelong Grocer/Assistant Manager working in the Grocery Store Business. Bill was a Loving Brother and Friend to all who knew him.
He was preceded in Death by Parents: Tom and Fannie Russell; Wife: Ellen Marie Russell; Brothers: Morgan, Fred, Clifford “Dude”, and James Russell; Sister: Cynthia Haun
Bill is survived by:
Brother: Ray Russell (Johnnie) of Rockwood, Tennessee
Raymond Russell (Mildred) of Rockwood, Tennessee
Sister: Marie Henderson of Rockwood, Tennessee
Host of Nieces and Nephews, along with Many Friends in the Rockwood Community and The Staff at Renaissance Terrace who loved and took special care of him during his time there.
Arrangements are as follows: Monday, August 3, 2015 in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary, Family will receive Friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Funeral will Follow at 8:00pm with Rev. Marty Shodoan, officiating. Interment will be on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11:00am in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Full-Military Honors by the U. S. Navy Honor Guard and the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.
Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the Family of Mr. Bill J. Russell.