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Douglas "Gus" Lee Russell

April 18, 1974 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 47)

Obituary

Douglas Lee "Gus" Russell 47 of Pineville passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 at the Welch Community Hospital. 

Born April 18, 1974 in Cleveland Ohio, he was the son of Don Russell of Pineville, and Sharon Russell of Coal Wood. 

Doug worked at Coal Mountain Energy at Coal Mountain, as a heavy equipment operator, he was a avid supporter of the Wyoming East Girls Basketball team, and faithful fan to WVU. Doug enjoyed playing cards, but the joy of his life was his family. He was very devoted to his girls. 

He was preceded in death by his nieces Ashley Vance, and Leann Vance.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife of 22 years Monica Brooks Russell, His four daughters Brooke, Abby, Carlee, and Erin Russell. His sisters Sherry Duty (Ed) of Pineville, Tressia Blevins (Anthony) of Etowah Tn, Donna Icenhower (Eddie) of Portland Oh. His mother and father-in-law Tommy and Sharron Brooks of Pineville, his brother-in-law Keith Brooks (Kim) of Pineville, A special friend Melanie Amick, and a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Welch Emergency Hospital for the care given to Doug during this time. 

The family ask that if you will be attending the service to please wear a mask. 

Doug's work family will serve as his pallbearers. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 9, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Evans-Calfee Funeral Service
614 Appalachian Hwy
Pineville, WV 24874

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 9, 2021

1:00 PM
Evans-Calfee Funeral Service
614 Appalachian Hwy
Pineville, WV 24874

Committal
Thursday
September 9, 2021

2:00 PM
Goode Family Cemetery on Goode Farm (Pineville)

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