Russell L. Brown, 86, of Medina, Mich., died April 13, 2019, at Lenawee County Hospice Home in Adrian, Mich.
He was born July 12, 1932, in Hudson, Mich., the son of Earl L. and Isabelle (Kiles) Brown. Russell married Rev. Marjorie McGraw on Dec. 24, 1949, and she preceded him in death Feb. 7, 2014.
Russell retired from Kreighoff Construction as a laborer. He served his country in the United States Army.
Russell is survived by his son, Everette (and Cathy) Brown of Clayton, Mich.; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; brother, William; and three sisters, Annabelle, Edna and Norma.
Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson, with Chaplin David Goldsmith officiating. Burial will follow at Medina Cemetery in Medina. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.