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Mike Russell, 63 of Kingwood, passed away Oct. 29, 2017. He was born Nov. 13, 1953 in Corsicana to Bobby Carroll Russell and Dorothy Jean Hiler Russell.
Mike loved to cook and his brisket was outstanding. He loved all sports and was a Texans and Astros fan. He attended University of Texas and graduated from Baylor University in 1976. He liked to play dominoes with his family and friends in his younger years. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.
Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Russell (MawMaw;) grandparents, Paul and Sara Beatrice Russell, George and Georgia Hiler and son-in-law Wesley Reid Bray.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, children, Amber Crawford and husband Rob, Melissa Werner and husband Austin, Paul Russell and wife Bebe; grandchildren, Carley Bray and Sydney Bray, Luke Werner, Liam and Pearl Russell; father, Bob Russell (PawPaw;) sister Rita Farish and husband Larry; niece and nephew, Kelli Burks and husband Chad, Ryan Farish and wife Andrea; great nieces and nephews, Jaedyn, Larame and Owen Burks and Harlee Farish, along with numerous cousins, other family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on October 30, 2017
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