Tommy Russ

Tommy Russ

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 5:00 pm

Tommy Earl Russ, 62, of Martin, died Thursday, April 4, 2013 at his residence.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with Bro. Rocco Pierce, Bro. Michael Moon and Bro. Eddie Hutchens officiating. Burial will be in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Jason Pierce, John Pierce, Jeremy Pierce, Robert Pierce, Chris Russ and Patrick Nesbitt will serve as pallbearers.

Russ was born March 13, 1951 in Martin, son of the late Foster and Sue Shopher Russ. He was a graduate of Dresden High School, was retired from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Union City and a member of Bethel Church of Christ in Martin.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Belinda Moon Russ of Martin; one son, Stephen (Julie) Russ of Chattanooga; two daughter, Jodi (Scott) Diehl of Martin and Stacey (Michael) Simpson of McMinnville; one half brother, David Shelton of Nashville; one step brother, Roger Nesbitt of Dresden; one step sister, Diane Russ of Dresden; and seven grandchildren.

Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

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