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Samuel L. Russell

March 9, 1954 ~ December 18, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Samuel Russell Obituary

Samuel L. Russell, age 69, born March 9, 1954, in Dayton, Ohio, unexpectedly passed away on December 18, 2023. 

Samuel is preceded in death by his parents, Samuel E and Marion V Russell and a sister Marilyn V Russell-Morland.  He is survived by his brother Steven(Amanda) Russell along with a sister Alma(Harold) Russell-Morland, two nieces Rhine and Loren Morland, three nephews Leevan Russell, Frederick Morland, and Stephen Russell, along with numerous family and friends.

Samuel gave his life to Christ at an early age at the Mt. Enon Baptist Missionary Church.

Samuel was an alumnus of Jefferson Township High School, Dayton Ohio Class of 1972.

Samuel enlisted in the Army post-graduation, where he excelled as a marksman and earned a Master’s Defense Service Medal during his time in the Army. 

In his early career Samuel worked at Emery Worldwide as a Logistic Material Handler.

He later worked at Wright Patterson Air Force Base for many years where he had many great friends he regarded as his family.

Samuel enjoyed many sports like fishing and playing cards, but he particularly loved bowling.  He bowled competitively.

May his smile and memory be cherished.

Interment will be at the National Cemetery.

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January 4, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Donald Jordan Memorial Chapel - Dayton
4882 Germantown Pike
Dayton, OH 45417

Memorial Service
January 4, 2024

1:00 PM
Donald Jordan Memorial Chapel - Dayton
4882 Germantown Pike
Dayton, OH 45417


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