April 17, 1933 - September 12, 2018
Burial Date: September 14, 2018
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Sammy Barger will officiate. Pallbearers will be the grandchildren. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Chapel of Christ or the family, in care of, Faye.
Russell was born on April 17, 1933, in Missouri, the son of George and Clone Cole. He married Faye Deloris Smith.
He worked for GPC as a grain operator for 32 years, retiring in 1996. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, rock hunting, and making jewelry.
Russell is survived by his wife, Faye, of Muscatine; his children, Norman Cole and wife, Patty, and Pamela Fuller and husband, David, both of Muscatine; his grandchildren, Travis Fuller and wife, Brianna, Annie Cole and Nancy Chapman, Tyson Fuller and Leslie Brokke, Joe Cole and wife, Kym, and MacKenzie Miles, and husband, Charlie; and three great grandchildren, Heather and Jayden Cole, and Harper Miles.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David Russell Cole; and one granddaughter, Melissa Sue Cole.