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“Jackie - My heart goes out to you. The two of you were two peas in a pod. The world a lost great man. He was a gentle and kind person and thought...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: DiAnne Pope - Friend & former employee - IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: elaine Pulliam

“we are very sorry for your loss - colin was the best. ive never had a better friend he will be sadly missed by my family ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: tony & elaine pulliam - very good friend - MO

“I will miss you so much. Such a funny, great person who will forever live in my heart!!! ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Kristina Studdard - cousin

“Dear Jackie,I am so very sorry for your loss. Colin was a very sweet and gentle soul. He will be missed by all of us here at The Ireland Road Church...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Charla Norris - Friend - IN

“Jackie,I know we haven't known each other long, but I just wanted to express how sorry I am for your loss. I had so enjoyed getting to know Colin...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Dr. Jeff Burden - friend - Goshen, IN

“Jackie and Family, we are so shocked and sorry about the loss of Colin. He was such a wonderful Christian, business man and always had a positive...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Bobby & Steve Berhalter and family - friend - FL

“Jackie , We are so sorry for the unexpected loss of Colin. ANYTHING you need we will be there for you. We have truly lost a great Christian man. He...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Sean Norris - friend and co worker - IN

“I will never forget his wacky sense of humor and the unique relationship he had with my dad. I remember it was ways like clock work when ole rusty...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Grimm daughter - Family friend

“I will never forget his wacky sense of humor and the unique relationship he had with my dad. I remember it was ways like clock work when ole rusty...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Grimm daughter - Family friend

“Jackie , We are so sorry for the unexpected loss of Colin. ANYTHING you need we will be there for you. We have truly lost a great Christian man. He...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sean Norris - Mishawaka, IN

“Jackie and Family, we are so shocked and sorry about the loss of Colin. He was such a wonderful Christian, business man and always had a positive...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Bobbi, Steve Berhalter and family - FL

“Jackie,I know we haven't known each other long, but I just wanted to express how sorry I am for your loss. I had so enjoyed getting to know Colin...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Dr. Jeff Burden - Goshen, IN

“Dear Jackie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Colin was a very sweet and gentle soul. He will be missed by all of us here at The Ireland Road Church...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Charla Norris - Mishawaka, IN

“I will miss you so much. Such a funny, great person who will forever live in my heart!!! ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Kristina Studdard - Sullivan

“we are very sorry for your loss colin was the best. ive never had a better friend he will be sadly missed by my fanily ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: tom&elaine pulliam - irondale, MO

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: elaine Pulliam

“Jackie - My heart goes out to you. The two of you were two peas in a pod. The world a lost great man. He was a gentle and kind person and thought...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: DiAnne Pope - mishawaka, IN


Colin Duane Russell of Belgrade, Missouri passed away on November 19, 2014 at his residence having reached the age of forty eight years, five months, and twenty six days. He was born on May 24, 1966 a son to Wanda (Marler) Russell and the late Joel V. Russell.
On May 3, 1996, Colin was united in marriage to Jackie (Houke) Russell and together they shared eighteen years. Colin was a wonderful man. He never met a stranger. He loved his family with all of his heart. Colin attended church while in Mishawaka, Indiana at the Ireland Road Church of God. When he was home in Missouri he attended the Arnault Branch Church of God. He was a faithful servant to the Lord. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Following High School, Colin attended college and received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1994 he started his journey in hearing aid specialty. Colin was a "good ol' boy" from Washington County. His memories will forever live on in the hearts of all who loved him.
Those who remain to mourn his passing are his beloved wife Jackie Marie Russell of Mishawaka, Indiana; his mother Wanda Russell of Belgrade, Missouri; one brother Warren Russell of Belgrade, Missouri; mother-in-law Lillian Garman of Toledo, Ohio; two sister-in-laws: Cathy Bell and husband Jim of Toledo, Ohio and Phline Russell of Belgrade, Missouri; nephews: David Aaron Alverman and wife Lindsey of Petersburg, Michigan, Andy Russell and wife Amanda of Belgrade, Missouri, and Aaron Russell of Belgrade, Missouri; niece Amanda Russell of Farmington, Missouri; great nephew Joel William Russell; two special puppies: Wizby and Pearl; and many other relatives and friends.
Along with his father, Colin is preceded in death by a brother Randall Russell, father-in-law Jack Emerson Houke, sister-in-law Janet Lee Alverman, and niece Sarah Lynn Alverman.
Funeral services for Colin were held on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the DeClue Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim Wade officiating.
Honoring Colin by serving as his pallbearers were Warren Russell, Sheldon Marler, Dustin Lands, Aaron Russell, Brian Russell, Travis Russell, Derek Gensler, and Wesley Horton.
Interment and final prayers were held at the Scott Cemetery in Belgrade, Missouri. All arrangements were respectfully entrusted to the care and direction of the DeClue Family Funeral Home.

Funeral Home
DeClue Funeral Home
301 E High St Potosi, MO 63664
Tel. (573) 438-2105

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