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William Edgar Russell

February 25, 1943 — March 10, 2023

William Edgar Russell, 80, passed away Friday ,March 10 2023.

Bill was born in Cleveland, NC on February, 25 1943 to the late Mack Russell and Mary Justus Russell .Bill was an accomplished welder. He was a long time member of Christ Episcopal Church in Cleveland, NC. where he served as a vestry member. He was a faithful member of Kennedy-Hall American Legion where he enjoyed many games of pool. Bill is also a former member of the Cleveland Jaycees and served on the town Board of Commissioners for several years. He liked old 1950’s Chevy’s and Cadillac's. He was also huge NASCAR fan and loved watching the races. His last years he was busy raising beef cattle and working on restoring old cars.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Don Russell and sister, Catherine
He is survived by his long time significant other, Claudia Register; Claudia’s daughter, Hilary Burton( Drew) ; son, William Russell “ Billy” (Darlene); daughters, Hope Russell Oliphant ( Steve) and Faith Russell Brickman (Travis); sister, Sue Russell Dixon; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1PM, Saturday, March 25th, 2023 at Lebanon Lutheran Church in Cleveland NC.
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Saturday, March 25, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lebanon Lutheran Church, ELCA

1200 Thompson Road, Cleveland, NC 27013

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