Robert D. “Bobby” Russell, 78, of Lowell, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023 at Southlake Methodist Hospital in Merrillville.
He was born on June 21, 1944 to the late John W. and Lois J. [Roderick] Russell. Bobby graduated from Highland High School in 1962. He was retired from Ford Motor Co. in Chicago Heights, IN where he had worked for nearly 30 years.
Bobby enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing, and tinkering on motors of all kinds. He especially enjoyed having an ice cold beer. Bobby was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Gina L. Russell, Winamac, IN Daughter
Greg S. (Teri) Russell, Northwood, OH Son
Tara (Jesse) Elliott, Winamac, IN Granddaughter
Robert Quinn, Winamac, IN Grandson
Benjamin (Amanda) Rigg, Chugiak, AK Grandson
Emily Luecht, Winamac, IN Granddaughter
Kailey Russell, Northwood, OH Granddaughter
Kassie Russell, Northwood, OH Granddaughter
Scott Russell, Northwood, OH Grandson
11 Great Grandchildren: Brant, Nolyn, Nevin, Kennedy, Vanessa, Joey, Mikey, Sy, Sutton, Meadow, and Kearli
Sandra (Bob) Bannister, Camby, IN Sister
Terri Russell, Kingsford Heights, IN Sister
Joann (Gary) Harveth, Griffith, IN Sister
Laura (Mike) Guistolisi, Griffith, IN Sister
Many Nieces and Nephews
Karen L. Russell, Winamac, IN Former Spouse
Preceded in death by:
John W. and Lois J. [Roderick] Russell, Parents
Visitation will be from 3-5 PM EST Sunday, January 29, 2023 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Riley Hospital Foundation.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.