Funeral services for Jackie Dean Russell, 74, Lebanon, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 29, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Russell died at 2:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Lebanon South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born May 1, 1941, at Lamar, Missouri, to John David Russell and Rosa Jane Brewer Russell. On February 24, 1974, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Janet Louise Nesbit. Before his retirement, Mr. Russell was employed with West Plains Housing Authority and Fairview School. He loved to paint, hunt and fish. He was a Mason and will be missed by all who loved and knew him. Mr. Russell was a Christian.
He is survived by three children and eight grandchildren, Jeffrey Russell, fiancee’, Jennifer Brownlee and their children, Olivia and Bailey, Michael Cockrum, wife, Marilyn and their children, Mason, Myles and Marcus and Kellie Woody, husband, Steven, and their children, Korey, Kaitlynn and Kameron; one brother, Jim Russell; one sister, Roseann Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, one son, Jason Russell, four brothers, John, Ed, Claude and Bob Russell and two infant sisters, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, Lebanon, Missouri and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.