Berton Dale “Bert” Russell passed away peacefully at his home on September 9, 2017 after an illness. He was born on April 4, 1957 to Dan Berton Russell and Mildred Leona Russell.
Bert went to the University of Missouri and attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Poultry Science. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Ann Willis in 1985. They divorced in 2003. To this union 2 sons, Dan Berton Russell III and John Thomas Russell were born.
Bert was active in the Boy Scouts Troop 350 and the Masonic Lodge in Roscoe, MO. He loved to hunt, fish, travel and be around family and friends.
Bert was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Isaiah “ID” Russell.
He is survived by his two sons, Dan Russell and his wife Brenda and their two kids Cheyenne and Shawnee, John Thomas Russell and his girlfriend Miranda Fuller, three sisters Vivan Sasser and her husband Stanley, Sandy Stewart and her husband Rick, and Denise Gaffney and her husband Steve as well as many nieces and nephews.