Eddie attended Oak Hill Schools and was an employee of Aluchem Inc. in Jackson, Ohio. He was a member of the Independent Freewill Baptist Church in Ironton, Ohio and was an avid coon and deer hunter and loved to fish.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother: Mark Anthony Russell.
In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by 3 sons and a daughter-in-law: Edward R. Jr. and Sue Russell of Wayne, WV, Timothy R. Russell of Delbarton, West Virginia and John M. Lewis of Waterloo, OH; 3 daughters and a son-in-law: Stephanie Russell Jordan of Delbarton, WV, Trisha M. Lewis of Reynoldsburg, OH, and Rachel E. and Thomas Waibel of Columbus, OH; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law: Ronnie and Patsy Russell of Jackson, OH and Jimmie “Doodle” and Sis Russell of Oak Hill, OH; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law: Sharon Moore of Portsmouth, OH, Dianna and Mitchell Horner of Oak Hill, OH, and Tammy and Jack Hoover of Beaver, OH; and 3 grandchildren: Emily Russell, Jayden Woodfolk, and A.J. Jordan.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Saturday (February 19, 2011) at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 South Seventh Street, Ironton, Ohio with Rev. Ken Jiles officiating. Burial will follow in Vernon Furnace Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-9 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, you can make donations to the Russell family, 3958 Co. Rd. 47, Waterloo, OH 45688.
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