Pitman Funeral Home

Service Schedule

Rev. Eldon Russell

Date: Sat., February 11
Time: 1 - 3 PM

Visitation Location:
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Pkwy., Wentzville, MO

Date: Sat., February 11
Time: 3:00 PM

Service Location:
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Pkwy., Wentzville, MO

Private family cemetery

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made payable to Wright City High School Athletic Association or Wounded Warriors Project in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, Missouri 63385.

Rev. Eldon Russell passed away on February 6, 2017 at the age of 77. He was the beloved husband of Janice Russell (Kirks) of Wentzville, Missouri. He is survived by his two sons, John Mark (Julie) Russell of Glenpool, OK and David Lowell (Tracy) Russell of Columbus, OH; daughter, Deborrah Joanne (Leigh) Marshall of Pflugerville, TX; brother, Harold Eugene (Joan) Russell of Topeka, KS; sister, Dorothy Grace Burgardt of Lake Saint Louis, MO; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces, nephews and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Florence Russell (Holmes), wife, Janice Russell, brother, William Leland Russell, Jr. and sister, Bonnie Jean Thornton. Eldon was a pastor for over 30 years in several states then retired from the Church of the Nazarene. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching St. Louis sports, especially Cardinals baseball. Eldon was an active supporter of local youth sports. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

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