Arthur Russell, 86, of Hazard, passed away on Wednesday, July 17 at the hospice care center in Hazard.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and son of the late Dave Russell and the late Julie Williams Russell, and was also preceded in death by his sister, Nellie Burchett, and brother Rufus Russell.
He is survived by his sister, Ruby Spencer of Lothair; nieces Nellie Vanover of Krypton, Pearl Feltner of Vicco, and Charlotte Cornett of Illinois; nephews Clyde Spencer of Hazard, Billy Dean Spencer of Brownsfork, Curtis Spencer of Lothair, and Larry Burchett of Florida; along with a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, family, and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mountain View Chapel of Hazard, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 19. Services will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 20 with Rev. Terry Joseph officiating. Interment will be at Tunnel Hill Cemetery at Napfor.