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Grant Gene Russell

September 1, 1952 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 65)


September 1, 1952 - November 27, 2017

Grant G. Russell "Gene", 65, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, after a long struggle with cancer.

Gene was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, on September 1, 1952, to Dillon Brown Russell, Jr., and Ramona Genoal Carpenter.  Gene graduated from Pfeiffer College, where he met his wife, Sandra Diane Simmons.

In addition to his wife, Gene is survived by his son, Matthew Dillon Russell of Chicago; his parents, Dillon and Genoal Russell; his brother, Gary Russell; and sister, Lisa Myers (Rusty) all from Salisbury.

Special thanks to the staff at Levine Cancer Institute-University and Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region for the care and comfort they provided.

Arrangements:  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Russell Family have entrusted arrangements to Boston's Mortuary.

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