September 27, 1950 ~ August 12, 2021
Jerry Russell, 70, entered his Heavenly home, Thursday, August, 12, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC. He waited at the gates of Heaven for his devoted wife, Diane to join him.
Jerry was a native of Moore County and a graduate of North Moore High School. He was a Deputy for the Moore County Sheriff Department and became one of the first School Resource Officers for Moore County. He loved the interaction with the students and gave them a lot of encouragement. He later started his own drywall business, continuing until his retirement. Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Jerry liked being outdoors, hunting and fishing any time he could. He was a sports fan and loved his Carolina Tar Heels. He was a son of the late Herman and Montie Mae Russell.
Jerry is survived by son: Scott Russell and wife Carrie; daughter: Terri Russell; grandchildren: Hannah, Caitlyn, Caroline, Alex; sister: Sandra Stephenson; brothers: Jimmy Russell (Linda), Larry Russell (Karen); many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Service for the beloved couple will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Crossroads Baptist Church, where he was a member, with the Reverend Curtis Barbery and Reverend Darrell Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in repose in the church, beginning at 12:30 pm.
The family will receive friends from 2 PM -7 PM, August 18, 19, and 20, 2021 at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made and sent to: Hannah Russell College Fund, P.O. Box 813, Robbins, NC 27325.
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Russell Family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com