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Robert Russell

August 29, 1945 — March 18, 2018

Robert G. Russell, 72, of Lacon, died on March 18, 2018 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria. Born on August 29, 1945 in Wynne, Arkansas to the late Willie and Edythe Vaught Russell, he honorably served his country as a sergeant during the Vietnam War. Robert was an optician at Lacon Eye Clinic in Lacon and Chillicothe for over 30 years.
Robert is survived by his son Robert R. (Roxanne) Russell of El Paso Texas, daughter Dawn M. (Fernando) Munoz of El Paso Texas, brother Willie L. (Mary) Russell of New Mexico, sister Mary (Rickey) Pearce of Texas, and 4 grandchildren.
Cremation rights have been accorded and memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 24 at 5 PM at Lenz Memorial Home with visitation one hour prior. Memorials can be made to St. Jude and online condolences can be left at

Memorial Visitation

MAR 24. 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Memorial Service

MAR 24. 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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