COLBERT - Greg F. Russell, 63, passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
Born in Marietta, he was the son of George F. and Mary Long Russell and was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Russell Paige.
Mr. Russell was a flooring contractor for over 40 years. He was an avid hunter and belonged to the BRDC hunting club. He was socially active and is remembered for always helping others through service or offering employment. Mr. Russell will mainly be remembered for his time spent with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Camille Massengill Russell; sister, Gail Thomas; son, Greg P. Russell; daughter, Renee Russell-Moore; grandchildren, Gregory Storm Russell, Shelby Abrianna Moore, William Dillon Russell, Taylor Elizabeth Russell, Amanda-Cate Moore, and Glorya Grace Moore; and great-granddaughter, Aubrielle Emme’Mauri Dunn.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.