Jeffrey A. Russell

September 21, 1956 - September 20, 2021
Jeffrey A. Russell

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Jeffrey A. Russell, age 64, died on September 20, 2021 at his home surrounded by family following a two year illness.


The son of Charles Russell of East Liverpool and the late Shirley (Moyer) Russell, Jeff was born in East Liverpool on September 21, 1956 and had lived his entire life in the area. Jeff was a graduate of Beaver Local High School, Class of 1975, he was employed at the W.H. Sammis power plant as an instrument operator until his retirement in 2019. Jeff was known for lending a hand to all and loved to spend hours of porch time talking with friends and family.  He spent his free time hunting morels, maintaining the farm, and finding hidden treasures with his metal detector. 


Jeff is survived by his spouse Sheila; father Charles Russell; one son, Ethan Russell and wife Kali of Carrollton, Texas; one brother, Mark Russell, of East Liverpool;  and one sister, Debra Garren and husband Bill, of Franklin, N.C. 


Private burial was held on Friday, September 24, 2021 in the Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Arrangements were handled by the Martin Chapel of the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialist in Calcutta.


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  • September 27, 2021
    Nancy Coleman says:
    RIP, now your with John and David. Prayers to the family.❤️

  • September 28, 2021
    Pennie Zehnder says:
    My deepest condolences to Sheila Backus, Mark Russell and the Russell Family! I've lost my friend and birthday twin! Jeff will be sadly missed and fondly remembered! I will drink a toast in his honor every year on our birthday just as I did this year! Until we meet again Jeff! <3

  • September 29, 2021
    Barbara (Slentz) Roudebush says:
    So sorry to hear that Jeff had passed away. I remember visiting Aunt Shirley and Uncle Chick as a young girl. From his FB post it clear that Jeff loved his relaxed life on his property. Glad he had those moments of happiness! Prayers are with his family

  • September 29, 2021
    Todd Stewart says:
    My condolences to Jeff’s family. May he Rest In Peace.