SIKESTON -- James Daniel "Dan" Russell, 51, died July 25, 2005, at his home.
Born Aug. 18, 1953, in Sikeston, son of the late Clifford Daniel and Vivian Parish Russell, he was a 1971 graduate of Sikeston High School and worked for Noranda from 1977 to 1998. A former T-ball and Little League baseball coach, he had been a paper carrier for the Standard Democrat since 1982.
Survivors include: one son, Mark Russell of North Liberty, Iowa; one daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Jim Copeland of Sikeston; one brother, Clifford Russell Jr. of Cartersville, Ga.; and one grandson, Seth Copeland of Sikeston.
One sister, Betty Jean Glaus, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until time for the memorial service at 3 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Steve Tippen, pastor of the North Acres General Baptist Church, will officiate.