Billy Joe Russell,
age 59, of Chesterton, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016.
He was born in
Humbolt, TN, on June 5, 1956, to Robert and Immogene (Davis) Russell.
He is survived by
his wife Brenda; son Shawn (Shana) Yoho; three grandchildren, Kayden, TJ,
and Austin; brothers, Carles, James, David and Wayne Russell, niece, Autumn
(William) Hack; nephews, James and David Russell; several great-nieces and
nephews; close cousins, Trudy Keller, Barbara Muir, Roger, Danny and Jimmy
Miller and Tommy Cruthers and his much loved pets, Misty and Andy.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; three infant children; grandson, Lucas; mother in law,
Juanita Snyder; brother-in-law, Russel Coslet and several aunts and
Billy was an active
ROTC at Portage High School. He attended Porter United Methodist Church.
Billy enjoyed fishing and adored his grandchildren, family was everything to
will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Pastor Scott Jones
Visitation will be
held on Friday, May 6, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at
12:30 p.m. Cremation to be handled by Heritage Crematory in Portage, IN.
may be made to Billy’s family.
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