• Richard D. Russell
    June 21,2013
     

    Richard D. Russell

    Richard D. Russell

    BARRE — Richard D. Russell, 92, formerly of Barre, died peacefully June 14, 2013, at The Pines nursing home in Lyndonville.

    He graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in France and Germany.

    He married Gladys Bradley in 1946 and they lived in St. Johnsbury until 1983 when they moved to the central Vermont area.

    In St. Johnsbury, he did carpenter work, then railroad work. Later, he worked for the Town of St. Johnsbury doing road maintenance.

    His earlier interests were boats and motorcycles. In later years, it was building model airplanes.

    He is survived by his two sons, Wayne Russell and Keith Russell, and his wife, Sharon, all of Barre; a granddaughter, Hollie Raspe and her husband, Joe, of Roxbury; and four great-grandchildren.

    A private burial service will be held in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in St. Johnsbury.

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