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Ronald B. Russell, Jr.

October 13, 1943 May 16, 2018
Ronald B. Russell, Jr.
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Obituary for Ronald B. Russell, Jr.

Ronald B. Russell, Jr., a longtime resident of Royal Oak died May 16, 2018. He was 74 years old. Ron was born October 13, 1943 in Paris, Texas to Henrietta (nee Miller) and Ronald Russell, Sr.

Ron married the love of his life, Barbara Brenner on April 18, 1969. In 2008 he retired from Pico Industries in Novi where he was a machinist. Ron loved camping and working outside. He was an avid Detroit Tiger fan as well as a history and science buff. Ron’s greatest joy came from spending time with his family. He especially loved time spent with his grandchildren.

A devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Ron was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.

Ron is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Barb Russell and daughters, Jenni (Matt) Kurtin and Susie (Philip) Manser. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Addison, Avery, Cayleigh, Clayton, and Charlie and brother, Jim Russell.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday, May 25th, at 11am. Friends may visit Thursday, May 24th, 2-8pm. Burial will be in Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley.


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