Farming Rural 07

Elton Wilson Russ

October 28, 1939 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 81)



Mr. Elton Wilson Russ, 81 passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 2 at Beard’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Walter Hayes. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 1 at Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro and at other times at his home.

Mr. Russ was a native of Bladen County, the son of Edgar Wilson and Annie Lou Norris Russ. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sandra Hester Russ; and brother, Joseph “Buck” Russ.

He is survived by his daughter, Lynn Peterson and Dennis of Clinton; two granddaughters, Jordan Peterson and Morgan Peterson both of Clinton; sister, Ethelene Barnes of Elizabethtown; five nieces and nephews, Darlene Jackson and husband, Donnie; Clyde “Bim” Barnes, Jr., and wife, Denise; Eddie Barnes and wife, Michelle; Bryan Russ and wife, Michelle; Brandy Russ; and by other family and friends.

Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro, NC.

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September 1, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Butler Funeral Home
401 W. Roseboro Street
Roseboro, NC 28382

Graveside Service
September 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Beard's Chapel Church Cemetery
Highway 701 N.
Elizabethtown, NC 28337

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