Lee Roy Russell, 73, Philadelphia, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at home. Lee Roy was a member of Jackson Chapel Baptist Church and retired from Maremont.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Jane Moore Russell; son, Tony; and parents, John C. and Geneva Shubert Russell.
He is survived by Mildred; children, Tommy Russell and Tammy Croft of Loudon; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Cathy (J.R.) Chadwell of Loudon, Betty (Leonard) Meddings of Sweetwater and Ann (Paul) Tilley of Athens.
Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Loudon Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Thomas Lynn and Oley Russell officiating. Interment will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Fooshee's Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Loudon Funeral Home. www.loudonfuneralhome.net