He was retired from B.F. Goodrich Chemical Company with 31 years of service. Russell attended Houser Grove Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Lydia Rhea Houser Morris of Paducah; daughter, Marsha Reason of Gilbertsville; sons, Rusty Morris of Mayfield, Tom Morris of Wilmot, Ark.; stepdaughter, Carla McManus of Paducah; sisters, Bobbie Bish of Kevil, and Betty; brother, Wayne Morris; ten grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. November 29, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner and Orr Funeral Home with Mr. Justin Hastie officiating. Burial will follow in the Houser Grove Church of Christ Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to your favorite charity.