Don Russell Jr., 84, of Moravian Falls passed away at Wilkes Medical Center on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. He was born to Don Lee and Willie Alma Steele Russell.

Don served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 10 years, was a poultry farmer and worked at Singer Furniture for 25 years. Don was also a member at Goshen Baptist Church. where he served as chairman of deacons and as choir director.

In addition to his parents Don was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Russell; his siblings, Jack and Rhonda, infant Phillip Russell, Hazel Holbrook and Daphne Cassidy.

Survivors include his son, James Allen Walker and wife, Gay, of Matthews; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Ivalee Laws of Moravian Falls; and his nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Goshen Baptist Church on Saturday Sept. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m., officiated by the Rev. Brian Miller. Inurnment will be with the family.

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