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Date published: 1/29/2013

Edward Russell

Edward Carl Russell, 87, of Spotsylvania County passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

Edward was the older son of Carl and Edna Russell. He was a World War II combat veteran and a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology. Edward's greatest passion was how proud he was of his children.

Edward is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty J. Russell; his son, Jeremy Russell and his wife, Liz, of California; his daughter, Amy Russell of Gloucester; three grandchildren, Katherine and Grant, both of California, and Amber of Gloucester; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Joanne Logan; and his brother, Howard Russell.

Edward's family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A graveside service will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 31, in Sunset Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Richard Carbaugh officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Edward's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Heart Association, Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216.

Online condolences may be expressed to Edward's family at foundandsons.com.