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4165 East Allison Rd.
Mooresville, IN
MOORESVILLE, IN 46158
Phone: (317) 831-0200
Fax: (317) 831-0204
Johnny Russell

Johnny F. Russell

Thursday, July 6th, 1939 - Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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Johnny F. Russell, 79, of Mooresville, went to be with the Lord on April 11, 2019 with his loving family by his side. He was born to Jessie A. and Leona M. (Rogers) Russell on July 6, 1939 in Huntsville, AL. He married Frances L. (Fehrman) Russell on November 27, 1957.

Johnny is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Frances Russell of Mooresville; three loving sons, Rusty (Debbie) Russell of Mooresville, Kurt Russell of WA and Mike (Carla) Russell of Mooresville; 13 grandchildren, Cassie, Patience, Dustin, Hannah, Mark, Melissa, Shanna, Shannon, Sarah, Andrew, Adam, Aaron and Aric; 32 great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Jo Hanson; and four brothers, Ronald, Richard, Barry and Larry Russell. He is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and three brothers.

For the past 47 years, Johnny has been owner and operator of Russell's Trailer Repair in Indianapolis. He is a member of Mooresville Church of Christ. He is an Atlanta Braves Fan, IU Men's Basketball fan, NASCAR fan and enjoys fishing. He was a very loving husband, dad, papa, great-papa and friend to all.

Family and friends may show their love and support from 3-8 p.m. on Monday, April 15th and 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16th at Jones Crossing Banquet Center, next door to Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. Aric and Dustin Russell, Larry Ping and Ron Roberts will officiate Johnny's celebration of life service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16th at Jones Crossing Banquet Center. He will be laid to rest in Fairfield Cemetery.

Please consider donating in Johnny's memory to Sacred Selections, 1608 Manasco Circle, Folsom, CA 95630.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 15th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 15th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Jones Crossing Banquet Center
    Address
    4161 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, Indiana 46158
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Jones Crossing Banquet Center
    Address
    4161 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, Indiana 46158
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  • Service

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Jones Crossing Banquet Center
    Address
    4161 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, Indiana 46158
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    Officiant
    Aric and Dustin Russell
    Co-Celebrant
    Larry Ping
    Ron Roberts
  • Interment

    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 |
    When
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
    Location
    Fairfield Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Camby, IN
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Brandy Wilson

Posted at 12:33pm
Rusty: My condolences on the passing of your father.
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Robert Collier

Posted at 10:17pm
So sorry for your loss Johnny was a great man and will be missed greatly
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Ashley Martin

Posted at 11:10am
My thoughts and prayers for Frances and the entire Russell Family at this time. Who only knows all the many great things Johnny did for people over his lifetime that we will never know about. He had a passion for his family and children like no other. His eyes would sparkle at the sight of a child, especially babies. He was a man of kindness and generosity. At 38 years old, I lost my father and I was devastated. Little did Johnny and Norman Midget know how much it meant when they carried in a big tray of meat and goodies to the funeral home. My family was so appreciative and of course he always took care of the people he cared about. I would not have even thought of doing that generous act of kindness, but it meant all the world to me and my family. Johnny taught me a tremendous life lesson that no matter how busy you are, always take time to do good for others. The Russell family is huge and each one of them are so special to us all. Johnny your legacy will go on and on through your family as you have planted seeds of goodness amongst them. Thank you for making life so wonderful for all of us that have been touched by your love. I can just imagine God reaching out his hand to you Johnny and saying welcome home my good and faithful son.
You will always be in our hearts
Sharon Morgan & family
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Jack & Diana Williams. Jerry & Lana Williams

Posted at 11:01am
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Tricia Schmitt

Posted at 10:30am
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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