DEXTER -- Russell C. Sherfield, 86, died Jan. 29, 2013, at his home.
Born Oct. 3, 1926, in Dexter, to the late Otis and Iva Jo Hunt Sherfield, he had lived in Dexter all his life. He was employed by Missouri Utilities Company where he worked as a troubleshooter until his retirement. He was a member of the Risen Church in Dexter, the Airstream Club and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II.
In Dexter he married Virginia Hunsaker who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Wayne Sherfield of Lake Ozark; one stepdaughter, Mary Sue Barker of Columbia; and six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Peggy Ann Baker, two brothers, Norman "Tobe" Sherfield and Henry Sherfield, one sister, Florine Dowdy, and one grandson, Michael Barker.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Roy Sherfield of Dexter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.