Funeral services for Mr. Charles Haywood Russell, Jr., age 75, of Shelbyville will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday July 25, 2012 at First Baptist Church with Brother Kevin Minchey officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Russell passed Sunday July 22, 2012 at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church.
A native of Bedford County, he was the son of the late Charles Haywood Russell Sr., and Ellen Wagster Russell. Mr. Russell retired after 22 years of service as a property appraiser and loan officer for First Community Bank, was the former owner of Russell Dodge and owned Russell Realty & Auction Company. Mr. Haywood served eight years in the Tennessee National Guard, was a longtime member of the Shelbyville Lions Club and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Betty Coffey Russell, daughters Tammie Russell and Dawn (Marvin) Barnett, all of Murfreesboro, sister Rhoda Gunter of Shelbyville and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church building fund.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.