Mr. Phillip T. Russell, 65, of Chatsworth, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his father, Morrison Kenneth Russell, and brother, Bradley Russell.
Phillip was proud to serve eight years in the U.S. Navy as an electrical engineer and on the UDT (Underwater Demolition Team). He was also a very proud and outstanding father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Lawrence and Tammy Russell of Kingston, Tenn., Melissa and Steven Nichols of Chatsworth, Linda and Jared Webb of Rocky Face, Stacey and Ben Wilson of Kingston, Tenn.; mother, Lois Evelyn Collins Russell; brothers, Brian Russell of LaFayette and Mitch Russell of Tulsa, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Memorial services for Mr. Russell will be at a later date in Dalton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Patriot Guard Riders of Georgia, P.O. Box 200956, Cartersville, GA 30120.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.