Michael Russell

Jan 28, 1953 - Jul 30, 2022

Michael Russell

January 28, 1953 - July 30, 2022

Obituary

Michael Russell passed away on July 30, 2022 at Marion Health. Michael was born on January 28, 1953 to Robert and Jacqueline (Morris) Russell. He graduated from Eastbrook High School in 1971. A year later, he married the love of his life Theresa (Jacks) Russell on July 22, 1972 in Upland, IN. This past July, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Together they built a life and were blessed with two children, Andrew Russell and Katianne Russell.

He retired from Eastbrook High School, where he worked in Athletic Maintenance for the school for 24 years. He also worked at Essex Wire and Walnut Creek Golf Course. Michael enjoyed working with his hands, including small machine repairs and carpentry. He loved landscaping, riding his motorcycle and his corvette. Michael was a member of the American Motorcycle Association and the Harley Owners Group.

Michael is survived by his wife Theresa of Upland; mother Jacqueline (Morris) Russell of Gas City; two children Andrew Russell of Chapel Hill, NC, Katianne Russell of Muncie, IN; Sister Belinda Sue Greene Christmas of Gas City; nephew Richard Greene of Marion, IN; Franklin Greene of Jonesboro, IN; grandchild Vivian J. Haecker.

Michael is preceded in death by his father, Robert Russell, best friend Mike Worrick, and nephew Robert Michael Dumpert.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones-Smith Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services. A service will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 with Pastor Tom Mansbarger as the officiant. A visitation will be held at Jones-Smith Chapel 259 North Main Street, Upland, IN 46989 on Thursday, August 4, 2022, from 1-4 pm with the services to follow.

Memorial contributions in memory of Michael may be made out to the Grant County Humane Society or the Diabetes Association.

Memories and condolences may be made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com

To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Michael Russell, please visit our Tribute Store

Services

Visitation
Thu, Aug 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Armes- Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services Jones Smith Chapel - Upland

259 North Main street
Upland, IN 46989

Get Directions
TextEmail
Service
Thu, Aug 4, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Armes- Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services Jones Smith Chapel - Upland

259 North Main street
Upland, IN 46989

Get Directions
TextEmail

Sign in to share your memory

We'll never post without your permission


or use your email

By adding a comment, you agree to the following privacy notice and conditions of use

Email Directions

Enter an email address below.
Please separate multiple emails with a coma.

Text Directions

Enter a mobile number below

Get Updates

Sign up to receive a notification daily whenever there is an update on this obituary.

OR
Types

Thank you for sharing!

Provide comfort for the family by planting a tree in memory of Michael Russell

Plant a Tree