Dennis Russell, 63, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at home.

Born Oct. 1, 1946 in Winslow, he was the son of Annis and Ethel (Tisdale) Russell. 

He married Sandy Bockelman on Feb. 14, 1987. He was a retired yardman for the Norfolk-Southern Railroad.  He was a member of the Southwestern Indiana Daylily Society; attended the Muren Church of God near Winslow. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War decorated with the Purple Heart Medal; and enjoyed scuba diving and traveling.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Russell of Augusta; sons, Annis Keith Russell of Carmi, Ill., Dennis Heath Russell of Danville; brother, Lennis Russell of Augusta; sister, Becky Pride of Spurgeon; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. (eastern) Saturday, at the Muren Church of God near Winslow with Pastor Clint Woolsey officiating. Burial will be in Augusta Cemetery. The U.S. Marine Corps Honor Detail will conduct graveside rites.

Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Friday at Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg and also 10 a.m. until the service hour Saturday at the church.