Hamby, Russell "Steve"

Posted in Obituaries

Russell "Steve" Hamby, 58, of Morenci, Mich., died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at his home.

He was born July 13, 1952, in Haleyville, Ala., the son of Russell  R. and Marvalene (Scott) Hamby.  He married Morita Johnson on Feb. 12, 1971, in Adrian, Mich., and she survives.

Steve was previously employed at Homer Donaldson Company in Hudson, Mich., and also worked at Morenci Rubber Products. He was a member of the Eagles in Adrian and enjoyed racing and working on cars.

Besides his wife, Steve is survived by one daughter, Lesia (and William) Wilson of Hillsdale, Mich.; one son, Steve (and Torrie) Hamby, Jr., of West Unity, Ohio; his father, Kenneth Hindes, Sr., of Hillsdale,; two sisters, Cathy (and Randy) Stanley of Addison, Mich., and Gloria (and Louie) Madrid; two brothers, Calvin Hindes of Hillsdale and Kenneth Hindes, Jr., of Adrian; two grandchildren, Tyler and Haley Hamby.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating.  Interment will follow in Medina Cemetery in Medina Township, Mich.  Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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