Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

December 30, 2013

Richard A. Russell, 60


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Richard A. Russell, 60, St. Peters, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Arbor Grove Village, Greensburg.

He was born Oct. 17, 1953, to Kenneth N. and Phyllis A. (Womack) Russell in Batesville. 

Richard served his country in the United States Army, both active and Reserve. He was a quality control technician, having worked for the Trane Co., Rushville, and Randell Textron, Greensburg. His degree was from Purdue University. Richard was a member of St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, St. Leon.

Those left to honor Richard's memory include a brother, Donald Russell, Crawfordsville; sisters Connie Summers, Batesville, and Susan Kraus, Milan; son Christopher Russell-Kincaid, Franklin; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew.

Visitation for friends and family will be Saturday, Jan. 4, from 10-11:30 a.m. at St. Peters Catholic Church, St. Peters. Deacon Bob Decker will officiate the services beginning at 11:30. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors provided by St. Joseph American Legion Post 464. Memorial contributions may be directed to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Indiana State Chapter and Mass intentions. Personal condolences can be left for the family at www.cookfuneral.com. Cook Funeral Home, Brookville, is handling arrangements.