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Ralph H. Russell ’75

  Ralph H. Russell Sr. ’75, age 91, of Springfield, OH, passed away  Friday, August 10, 2018 in Homestead Healthcare Center.

  He was born in Springfield on October 19, 1926, the son of Avenue and Edna (Brown) Russell. Ralph was a graduate of South High School and of Antioch College later in life. Ralph was a self-employed Television Repairman for many years and a member and Elder at Greater Grace Temple.

  Survivors include his children, Ruth Ann Morgan, Edna Russell, Patricia Russell, Ralph H. "Chuck" (Theresa) Russell Jr., Ramon (Monica) Russell and Cheri Russell; only wife and mother of his seven children, Velma L. Russell; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and special cousin, Marveen Anderson.

  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Natalie Russell and his brother, Avenue Russell Jr.

  His service was at Greater Grace Temple with Bishop Ronald M. Logan officiating, with visitation one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Arrangements by Conroy Funeral Home.