03/14/18 — KURT RUSSELL

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Dec. 14, 1958-March 11, 2018

Kurt David Russell, 59, departed this walk of life Sunday morning, March 11, 2018, at his home.

Kurt was born in Maine Dec. 14, 1958, to the late George E Russell and Evelyn Moon Russell.

Kurt loved helping people; he was always ready to do what they needed when they needed. He loved his family and friends.

He loved his customers he delivered gas to.

He liked to save things for later use.

When he was not working or helping someone, he was on his tractor.

He enjoyed his time at breakfast with Wilson clan and friends.

He enjoyed picking on people especially the Wilson girls.

He never complained through his sickness, he just wanted to live his life.

He attended Gateway Community Church in Pikeville when his illness permitted.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Brady Russell; three brothers, Tim Russell and wife, LeAnn, of Virginia, Paul Russell and wife, Jill, of New Jersey and Kevin Russell and wife, Susan, of Virginia; two sisters, Teri Krach and husband, Joe, of Ohio and Julie Kenville and husband, Michael, of Nevada; his father-in-law, Sam Brady of Goldsboro; and his brother-in law, Scott Brady of Raleigh.

Also, he is survived by many nieces, nephews and, of course, his dogs, Sadie and Abby.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his mother-in law, Sylvia Brady.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 6 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro. Pastor Thayer Stamper will officiate.

The family will receive friends following the service.

A graveside service will be held Friday, March 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on March 14, 2018 8:05 AM