US Navy


Russell William Harrell, Sr.

October 17, 1948 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 69)

It is with great sadness that the family of Russell William Harrell announce his passing on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the age of 69. Russell’s long battle with cancer is finally over, he died peacefully surrounded by those who loved him.

Russell will be lovingly remembered by his son, Russell Jr. who was the shining light in his father’s eyes. He will also be fondly be remembered by his extended family, friends and those whose lives he touched through teaching and coaching.

Russell is a Navy Veteran of the Viet Nam War where he earned several medals including the National Defense Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Viet Nam Service Medal and the Republic of Viet Nam Campaign Medal. He fought bravely and with distinction.

A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, June 1st  ,at 1:00 p.m. at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga.

Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at

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