Donors Choice in care of Pitman Funeral Home P.O. Box 126 Warrenton, MO 63383
Michael Allen Russell passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on January 26, 2016 at home in Warrenton, MO and was surrounded by family. Michael was born on December 3, 1944 in East Lynn, WV to John and Ethel Russell.
Michael married Sue Ann Groenenburg in Ypsilanti, MI March 21, 1970 and enjoyed 45 years of marriage and 2 wonderful children. Michael enjoyed traveling, gospel music, church, family & American made muscle cars and motorcycles after retiring 30 years from General Motors.
Michael is survived by his wife Sue Ann, son Mark and his wife Susan, daughter Cherry and her husband Larry Brown; grandchildren Amanda and Alex; brother Ray and wife Polly Russell of Huntington, WV, sister Bernice Copley of Conroe, TX, brother Ernest Glenn and his wife Faye Russell of Barboursville, WV and sister Tennessee and her husband Glen Arrowood of Wayne, WV.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents John and Ethel Russell, sister Lorene Stephens, sister Ladonna May, brother Howard Russell, sister Gaynelle Adkins and brother Edsel Russell.
He leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness and integrity.