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“I am the son of Charles B. Watkins and Rebekah Elizabeth Stephenson Watkins. My father Charles was the brother of Buck's mother, Ella Louise Watkins...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Richard (Dick) Watkins - SC

“My deepest sympathy to Mr. Russell's family. He was one of my favorite patients. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Hogan - Clarksville, VA

“Dear cousins: Our mutual cousin, Lee Carrigan, sent me Buck's obituary. I, too, remember so many things about him. My mother, Nell Koonce Skonberg...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: hilma skonberg prather - somerset, KY

“Lucy, Charles, and Becky, I learned of Buck's passing from my uncle, Tom Kirby, and want you to know how very sorry I am for you and the extended...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Hawthorne Carrigan - VA

“Lucy & Family We are SO SORRY TO HEAR of 'BUCK`S' passing away. As a long time neighbor and Friend our thoughts and Prayers are with you and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lawrence & Lovine Talbott - VA

“My regards to the family of the late "Buck " Russell. Buck and I go back to the time we, Patricia and I, moved to Clarksville buying Cary Jewelry co....Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Willard A. - Clarksville, VA

“Lucy and family, So sorry to learn of your loss. Buck and Benjy often shared a golf cart at Kinderton and I'm sure they shared a few giggles as...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Joanie Burnett - Clarksville, VA

“I will miss your every smiling face whenever you needed lab work done. Rest in peace. My deepest sympathy to your wife and your family. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Hogan - Clarksville, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, but my memories are with Buck! He and I enjoyed a few games of golf at Kinderton, and a few hours of...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Joe Noah - Clarksville, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jodi Griffith Thomas - VA

“Lucy and Family, We are sorry for your loss and the community will miss him. Call us if we can assist you in any way. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Mike & Iva Sizemore - Clarksville, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Russell family at this time. Some of my best childhood memories involve spending the night in Buck's parents'...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Ross Davis - Halifax, VA

“My sympathy is extended to the Russell family on your great loss. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow and in your time of healing. Prayers...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: JOYCE NEWTON DAVIS - CREEDMOOR, NC


Charles Henry "Buck" Russell, III, 87, husband of Lucy Lowery Russell, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013 at MeadowView Terrace. Buck was born August 27, 1925 to the late Charles Henry Russell, Jr. and Ella Louise Watkins Russell. He was a graduate of Clarksville High School and Virginia Polytechic Institute and he served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Russell was the retired owner/operator of Russell Supply Company. Graveside services will be 2PM Wednesday at Oakhurst Cemetery with the Reverend Jim Moss officiating. In addition to his wife, Mr. Russell is survived by his daughter Rebecca "Becky" Russell Creasey of Farmville and son, Charles Henry Russell, IV of Baskerville. Memorial contributions in Mr. Russell's name may be made to: Mecklenburg County Life Saving and Rescue, P.O. 1539, Clarksville, Va. 23927

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