Donald Russell

Donald Russell 76 of Michigantown passed away at 8:39 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. He was born on August 22, 1937 in Clinton County, IN to George Wayne & Roberta Frances (Spurgeon) Russell. Don married Jacquelin Foreman on February 7, 1957 and she survives. Retiring in 1986 after working 30 years at Haynes International in Kokomo, he also owned and operated Russell Excavating for several years. He was a lifelong Clinton County resident and a 1956 graduate of Scircleville High School. Don attended the Michigantown Christian Church, formerly served as Union Steward for United Steelworkers and belonged to the Antique Tractor Club. He enjoyed sports of all kinds and watching racing.

Visitation and Services

A celebration of Don's life will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16th at the Goodwin Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the time of service.

Survived by:

Wife: Jackie Russell 4 Sons: Richard (Wife-Tina) Russell of Frankfort John (Fiance-Terri Goff) Russell of Frankfort Greg (Wife-Dora) Russell of Michigantown Kyle (Wife-Carrie) Russell of Michigantown 2 Brothers: Glen (Wife-Edie) Russell of Emory, TX Gerald (Wife-Joyce) Russell of Frankfort 7 Grandchildren, 2 Step-Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild also survive.


7 Condolences for “Donald Russell”

  1. Bob and Nancy Corwin April 13, 2014 at 11:59 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time of need. We know how hard it is to give up a loved one and we will keep you in our prayers.

  2. Keith & Marcia Russell April 14, 2014 at 12:20 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Donald will be missed.

  3. Lid April 14, 2014 at 11:21 am

    I am so sorry to hear of the death of Mr. Russell. The passing away of a loved one is always with much sorrow. May we have faith and confidence in the Bible’s promise of a time when pain, sickness and death are a thing of the past (Revelation 21:3, 4). My condolences are with the family at this difficult time.

  4. Jami Pratt April 14, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers will be with you.

  5. Joyce Phillips April 14, 2014 at 10:12 pm

    David Thomas, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Papaw Russell. May GOD be with you at this time and help you. May he wrap you in his loving arms and wipe away the tears and pain. GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS, Joyce

  6. Jeff Chynoweth April 15, 2014 at 10:52 pm

    I enjoyed talking with Donald – although I knew him more as Matt’s Grandfather. We will continue to lift your families up in prayer during this time.

  7. Richard and Marilyn Clouse April 16, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    We were very sorry to hear of Donald’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all your family.

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