Visitation for Keith K. Russell, 71, of Newcomerstown, was April 5, 2009, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. In keeping with his wishes, a cremation took place. He passed away April 2 at Union Hospital in Dover.

His parents, Esten Eugene and Elinor (Jaynes) Russell, preceded him in death.

On Nov. 23, 1968, he married Thelma (Fisher) Russell, who survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Tim Russell of Simi Valley, Calif., and Tom Russell of Birmingham, Ala.; one daughter, Ann Russell-Vargas of Ocala, Fla.; and several half-brothers and half-sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, P.O. Box 92, New Philadelphia, OH 4463; or the Coshocton County Friends of the Animal Shelter, 21755 T.R. 164, Coshocton, OH 43812.

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