Dan Russell

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Daniel "Dan" Russell, 51, of Sikeston died Monday, July 25, 2005, at his home.

He was born Aug. 18, 1953, in Sikeston, son of Clifford Daniel and Vivian Parish Russell.

Russell was a 1971 graduate of Sikeston High School. He worked at Noranda Aluminum from 1977 to 1998, and formerly coached T-ball and Little League baseball. He had been a newspaper carrier for the Standard Democrat since 1982.

Survivors include a son, Mark Russell of North Liberty, Iowa; a daughter, Dana Copeland of Sikeston; a brother, Clifford Russell Jr. of Cartersville, Ga.; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 1:30 p.m. until time of service today.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today at the chapel, with the Rev. Steve Tippen officiating.