Charles “Charlie” W Russell

September 17, 1946 » December 11, 2022

Charles W Russell, nicknamed Charlie, 76, of Beverly Hills, FL; formerly of Lisbon, CT, passed away on December 11th, 2022 at Advent Health Hospital, Ocala, FL .

Charlie was born in Manchester, CT  to his parents Pearl (Wallace) Russell and Leon Russell, both deceased.

Charlie enjoyed family vacations in South Carolina. He also enjoyed bowling and NASCAR with Jeff Lanphear. This past February the family surprised Charlie with tickets to the Daytona 500.

He was a fork truck operator at Phelps Dodge in Norwich, CT for 20 years. He stayed retired until 2016 when he went to work at Walmart in Norwich, CT then Lecanto, FL and Inverness, FL retiring in May of 2022 due to health conditions.

He was an assistant scout leader to Boy Scout Troop 73 in Lisbon, CT. He was an active member of Christ Episcopal church in Norwich, CT where he served as an usher.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 23 years, Patty (Schulze) Russell; his children Fay Grillo of Henderson, NC, Charlene Aggen of Fayette, UT and Tyler F Russell of Beverly Hills, FL.  Also his two special sons Mike Grant of Lisbon, CT and Travis Demanche of Norwich, CT. He also leaves his dear friend Elizabeth (Beebe) Krug and is survived by his 7 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Shepherd of the Hills, Episcopal Church; 2540 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, Lecanto, FL on January 7th,2023 at 1:00 p.m. An additional memorial service, celebration of life, will be held in Connecticut at a later date.

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