Travis Adon "Oogie" Russell, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Ratliff Care Center.
He was born October 27, 1928 in East Prairie, Mo. to Alfred Young and Edna Lee Speers Russell.
He and Florence M. Willis were married March 16, 1994 at Bell City, Mo.
Travis farmed in the Sturgeon, Mo. area, retiring in 1986.
He was a veteran of the Army serving in World War II.
He was a member of Lighthouse Church of Morley, Mo. and former member of the V.F.W. Post in Columbia, Mo.
Survivors include his wife, Florence M. Russell of Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Sherley A. Kelley of Chaffee, Mo.; one son, Danny G. Russell of Arnold, Mo.; four stepdaughters, Mary Harlow of Perkins, Mo., Bonnie Harper of Cape Girardeau, Marie Greene of Paragould, Ark., Connie Dobbs of Oran, Mo; one stepson, Bill Harlow of Cape Girardeau.
Additional survivors are seven grandchildren, Larry Cope, Donnie Cope, Michael Russell, Kevin Russell, Eddie Hamblin, Eric Russell and Aaron Russell; eight great-grandsons, Joshua Russell, Kendall Cope, Cody Russell, Nick Russell, Jordan Russell, Benjamin Hamblin, Evan Russell and Alexander Russell; eight great-granddaughters, Audrey Cope, Elizabeth Cope, Katelyn Cope, Breighanna Hamblin, Megan Cope, Morgan Hamblin, Anna Cope and Charlotte Hamblin; one great-great-grandson, Jase Cope; one great-great-granddaughter, Adelyn Cope.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Linda Sue Russell; brothers, Buell Parker, Aubrey Parker and Rimmel Russell.
Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Lighthouse Church of Morley, Mo.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Monday, June 25, 2012 at Lighthouse Church of Morley, Mo. with the Rev. Don Russell, Rev. Deborah Russell and Rev. Tim Russell officiating.
Burial will follow at Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. with full military honors by the Missouri Honors Team.
Memorial contributions may be given to Lighthouse Church of Morley, Mo.