Russ passed away on July 11, 2021, in Asheboro, NC. Russ lived most of his life in Virginia. He grew up in Newport News, and then later lived in various cities in Hampton Roads and then on the Eastern Shore. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Lisa G. Lane. He is survived by his daughter, Amanda, his family, those he chose to be his family and his large circle of friends.
Russ moved to North Carolina several years ago, settling in Asheboro. He worked for Pye Barker Fire and Safety out of Greensboro as an Account Manager. He was also a part-time City of Asheboro employee.
Russ was well-known in the Asheboro theater community and one of the founding cast members of the Historic Downtown Asheboro Ghostwalk.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Friday, August 6, 2021, 7:00 PM at The Sunset Theatre, at 234 Sunset Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203
In lieu of flowers, family and friends have provided two non-profits that were important to Russ for memorial donations.
The Lisa G. Lane Memorial Fund for Pups in Peril through Fur-Ever Home Rescue http://www.fureverhomerescue.org/
RVSP Community Theatre
PO Box 2733
Asheboro, NC 27204
Please include a notation on the memo line that designates that it is in memory of Russ.
Additional services will be held in Hampton, Virginia, later in August. Details about the services will be provided in the Daily Press Newspaper.
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