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Russell J. Coutryman

February 14, 1929 ~ July 1, 2020 (age 91)

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Age 91, passed away in Greenville on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 following an extended illness.

Russell was born February 14, 1929 to Frank & Hazel Countryman. He faithfully served our country in the United States Army in the 213th Field Artillery, during the Korean War. Russ is a retiree from Delco Products with 40 years of service to them.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elinore Countryman; daughter, Dawn Countryman; grandson, Jeremy Locke; sisters, Betty Hoffman, Phyllis Haught, and brother, Robert Countryman.

Russell is survived by his daughter, Brenda (Chuck) Rippee; grandchildren, Bethany (Fernando Suarez) Locke, Charlie Rippee, Joshua Countryman; granddaughter-in-law, Jessie Locke; great-grandson, Russell Suarez; sister, Nancy Blatz, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020, 10am, at GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT ROAD, BROOKVILLE. Interment to follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Brookville.  A walkthrough visitation will be held on Thursday, July 9th, 5pm – 7pm also at the funeral home.

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Funeral Service


July 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309

Funeral Service
July 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309


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