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Steven Edward Russell

Steven Edward Russell, 53, of Colemans Ferry Road, Randolph passed away Jan. 27, 2013 at Centra Hospital in Farmville. 

He was born in Halifax County on July 31, 1959 to Samuel Whitfield Russell Sr. and Gloria Culley Russell.  

Steve was a veteran with an honorable discharge from the U.S. Marine Corp.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Whitfield Russell Sr. and Gloria Culley Russell. 

He is survived by his brother, Samuel Whitfield Russell Jr., and his wife, Alice Seigla Russell, and their children, April Daniel, Beth Lassitter and Grace Kelehar.  

Also surviving are two special aunts, Ethel Everhart and Iris Redd, who spent many hours seeing to the needs of Steve prior to his death.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Samuel W. Russell Jr. officiating. Burial will be private. 

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m.

Those wishing to give in Steve’s memory can help defray his burial expenses.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.