Donald Joseph Russell, 69, of Avon, IN, passed away December 26, 2017. Donald was born July 6, 1948 in Indianapolis, IN the son of the late Ivan Russell and Irene Johnson. He had worked as a construction foreman then later worked at Danville High School for many years. Donald was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving from 1968 to 1970 receiving the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service from September 1968 to September 1969. Donald is survived by his son; Randel (Christy) Russell, sisters; Debbie Taylor and Cheryl Jefferies, brothers; Bobby and Dale Sawyer and a grandson; Dean Russell. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years in December of 2014; Brenda Kay Russell and a brother; Jeff Sawyer. Condolences may be made at www.familyfuneralcareindy.com.
Published on January 3, 2018