newman russellCENTRAL CITY, Ky. – Newman Glenn Russell, 88, of Central City, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital following a struggle with cancer. He was born May 27, 1926, in Hart County, Ky. He retired from General Electric Appliance Park, Louisville, Ky. after 31 years of service. He loved the Lord, his family, and his country. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and caring and providing for his family. He was very proud of his service in the US Navy during WWII and his lifetime Union membership.

He is survived by his wife, Ora Kathryn Russell; two sons, Reggie G. Russell and Darris L. (Valley) Russell, all of Central City; granddaughter Alex Russell of Greenville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Curtis McGehee officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday after 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

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