Passed away peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 of Exeter at the age of 90. Beloved husband of the late Lorna (Taylor) Russell. Cherished dad of Dave Russell and Kelly Gingerich, and Rob and Tara Russell. Proud “Big G” of Nicole (Alex), and Michelle (Josh). Dear brother and brother-in-law of Jim and Verla Russell. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Earl and Thelma Russell, and sister-in-law and brother-in-law Shirley and Don Mousseau.
Bob owned and operated Russell Electric with his brother Jim for over 65 years, a family business taken over from their father. Many would remember Bob as the TV service man. Bob enjoyed many years performing for many people as the lead singer of the Main Street Jug Band. He was a dedicated member of the Exeter United Church, singing in the choir. You could find Bob cheering on his Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers.
Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 456 Main Street South, EXETER on Thursday from 6 – 8 PM, where Bob’s memorial service will be held on Friday, January 26th at 11 AM. Cremation has taken place and a private family interment will be held in the spring at the Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to Jessica’s House would be appreciated by the family.