Donald Adam Russell, age 53, of 71 Wandering Drive, Chuckey, Tennessee, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at his residence.
Donald was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and was the son of the late Margaret Shankle Russell and Donald Russell, of Rogersville, TN. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Eddie Riddle; and a high school friend, Chris Bullard.
Mr. Russell worked as an auto body repairman and was a United States Army veteran.
Survivors in addition to his father, include two sons, Daniel Russell and wife, Jessica, Gray, TN, and Josh Russell, Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Ethan Russell, Madison Russell and Kailee Russell; two sisters, Cindy Russell and Joanna Riddle, both of Chuckey, TN; a brother-in-law, Bobby Hubbard, Chuckey, TN; a nephew, Thomas Riddle, Knoxville, TN; and a special friend, Mike Gouge, NC.
A gathering of remembrance for Mr. Russell will be conducted from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Caris Hospice and staff for love and kindness shown to Donald and his family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 to defray funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Russell family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.