David Alan Russell
May 5, 1954 ~ September 5, 2023

David Alan Russell, Jr., 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 5, 2023.   He was born in Chattanooga, TN and has lived his life in the North Georgia area. David was a 1972 graduate of Rossville High School and a 1976 graduate of the University of Georgia. He was a salesman and was the business owner of Advanced Cellular and Paging and Battlefield Antiques.

David, affectionately known as “Papa”, loved researching genealogy, where he was active in Dade County Historical Society. He was the past president of the Rossville Kiwanis Club. David loved his Georgia Bulldogs, flamingos, lying in the sun and playing with his grandkids.  He was a member of East Brainerd Church of Christ and former member of Rossville Church of Christ where he served as a deacon and an elder.

He is preceded in death by his parents; David A. and Frances Russell; uncle, Rick Gass; aunt and uncle, Sonny and Virginia Jo Tucker; grandparents, Dude and Zetta Russell and Herbert and Stella Gass.

Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Sandra W. Russell; sons, David (Tad) Russell (Abbie) and Ryan Russell (Sarah); grandchildren, Emily, Andrew, Rosie Russell with another grandchild expected.

Condolences may be shared with the Russell family and live webcasting of the funeral service will be available at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 11th at 10:30am in the South Crest Chapel.

Interment will follow at TN-GA Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Snack Pack Ministry of East Brainerd Church of Christ or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital honoring Ellison Reece.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 10th from 4:00 until 8:00pm and Monday, September 11th from 9:00am until funeral hour of 10:30am at South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.

Arrangements are made by Lane Funeral Home South Crest Chapel, Rossville, GA

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Lane Funeral Home – South Crest Chapel
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741