Billy Russell

Obituary of Billy Gene Russell

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Billy Gene Russell, 75, of Talladega, AL passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, June 27, 2024. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Billy was a man who gave his life to many services, brotherhoods, charities, and endeavors (that he accomplished with great skill). He is deserving of a preeminent accolade, with the amount of pain, courage and strength that he has proven through in his life. He was a Vietnam War Veteran, and a POW. He stood by his country and most certainly his brothers, as well as they did him. He was a man of reciprocated respect. He is preceded by his mother, Dorothy “Polka Dot” Hanks, and his father, Walter Frank Russell. Mr. Russell has left behind his wife, Jewel Russell. He is also survived by his sisters, Lisa Jones (Terry) and Judy Gray (Jack), children, Norman Hanks, Caleb Hanks, Jewel G. Decker (John), and David Griffin (Tonya), and grandchildren, Andrew Decker (Melissa), Brandy D. Hardwick (Cody), Tad Griffin (Jackie), Timmy, Daniel, and Caroline. He was loved by his many great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be offered at Usrey Funeral Home of Talladega is assisting his family.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Billy
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Usrey Funeral Home
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Billy Russell

1948 - 2024

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