Oscar H. Russell, 80, of Jasonville, passed away at 10 a.m. Sunday at his residence.
Born July 1, 1927 in Clay County, he was the son of John Edward and Maude Elsie (Morse) Russell.
A U.S. Army of World War II, he had worked on the railroad during the early years of construction and was a supervisor/set-up man for Keller Chair Factory and worked at Worthington Packing Company for seven years. He was a member Linton VFW and Moose Lodge.
Survivors include: his wife, Helen M. Russell of Jasonville; daughters, Lucinda Smith of Greeneville, OH; Rebecca Beaudry of Jasonville, Tamara Smith of Jasonville; step-daughter, Millicent Bearickx of Michigan City; a son, Don Russell of Jasonville; step-sons, Jesse Bailey of Tulsa, OK, Max and Brent Bailey of Bartlesville, OH, Michael Bailey of New Carlisle; a sister, Edith Russell of Linton; brothers, Carl Russell of Jasonville, Herbert Russell of New Castle, James Russell of Jasonville and Gene Russell of Terre Haute; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Steven N. Russell and Jon Harold Russell; sisters, Olive (Love) Russell and Creola (Morris) Russell; and brothers, Frank Russell, Willis Joseph Russell and Earl Ray Russell.
Graveside sevices will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville with Pastor Brad West officiating.
McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville is in charge of arrrangements.
There will be no visitation.