Mr. James Randolph “Doc” Russell, age 81 of Guthrie,KY passed away 5:18 PM Sunday, October 13, 2019 at his residence of natural causes. The family has chosen a cremation service with memorial service Friday October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton, KY with Rev. Mitch Hedge officiating. There will be a gathering of friends beginning at 12:00 noon until the funeral hour at 2:00 p.m.
Mr. Russell was born in Calvert City, KY May 2, 1938. He was retired from Koppers Company after 40 years. His wife Mary Frances Russell passed away in 2014, he is also preceded in death by his parents Robert William Russell and Liza Jones Russell, his brothers Robert “Cotton”, Charlie and George Russell, his sisters Lola Jean “Sudie” Weatherford and Rosie Henderson.
He is survived by his son Jimmy Russell and his wife Dora of Guthrie, KY, 3 Grandchildren James “JR” Russell , Ericka Ralph and Chris Choat.