Services for Mr. Royce Gale Russell will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Decatur City Cemetery. Bros. Ed Dickerson and. Luke Way will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to service time on Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Russell, 76, of Decatur, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Lizzie Agnes Fairley Russell of Decatur; a son, Carl David Russell and his wife, Sherri, of Lebanon, Tenn.; four daughters, Robin Elizabeth Rivers and her husband, William, of Lebanon, Tenn., Mary Kay Boudreaux and her husband, Edward, of Decatur, Reba Gail Davis and her husband, Bryan, of Escatawpa and Joanna Leigh Glennon and her husband, Kurt, of Milton, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Bethany Russell, Justin Russell, Joshua Rivers, Kayla Boudreaux, Jonathan Boudreaux, Anna Boudreaux, Rebecca Davis, Austin Davis and Asher Glennon; two brothers, Willie J. Russell Jr. and his wife, Cecil, of Franklinton, La., and Ronald Victor Russell and his wife, Marilyn, of Shalimar, Fla.
Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Willie J. Russell and Mittie Hammond Russell; and five siblings, Eloise, Yvonne, Pat, Jerry and Charles.
Pallbearers will be Kurt Glennon, Justin Russell, Chris Russell, Austin Davis, Jonathan Boudreaux and Bryan Davis.
Milling Funeral Home of Union is in charge of the arrangements.