ROY LEE RUSSELL - age 70, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018 at UT Medical Center.
He was retired from Wolf Tree Service and a US Army Vietnam veteran serving with distinction. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Edna Russell; brother, Ray Russell; and sister, Nadine Russell.
Survivors: sisters, Frances Chambers of Texarkana, Texas, Anna Lockett (Arthur) of Knoxville; brothers, Ralph Russell (Martha) also of Texarkana, Texas, and Jack Russell of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; special friend of long standing, Emily Mills and family.
The family and friends will meet 9:15 a.m. Friday September 28, 2018
at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 9:30 a.m. with Chaplain Reed Gerhard officiating. Full military
honors will be performed by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard.
Mr. Russell’s guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com
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