Howard Arthur Russell

February 15, 1928 - September 21, 2020
Howard  Arthur Russell

Howard Arthur Russell, age 92 of Leland passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020 at his home.

Howard was a member of Long Leaf Baptist Church in Wilmington. He was a proud veteran of the US Navy and a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars. He was retired from DuPont.

He is survived by his wife, Grace Evelyn Foy Russell; one son, Frederick E. Russell of Leland, and one daughter Rhonda Jones and husband Sam of Belville; one sister Helen Harris of Atlanta, GA; and one grandson, Kyle Russell and two great grandchildren Tilly and Bexley.

Services will be 11 Friday, September 25, 2020 at Greenlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel.

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  • September 23, 2020
    Jean Dail Jones says:
    Grace, Frederick, Rhonda, Helen and Hilda Grace and family, you are in my prayers. Howard sure loved his family and loved staying in touch when he could. Mom and dad always looked forward to his phone calls.

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