Gerald Lee “Doc” Russ, Sr.
Augusta, GA – Gerald Lee “Doc” Russ, Sr, 50, entered into rest Saturday, October 10, 2009, at University Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2009, at 3:00 P.M., from the graveside in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Russ, a native of Greenwood County, SC, had lived most of his life in the Augusta area. He was a proud driver for Schneider National and a former employee of Johnson’s Used Cars for over twenty years. Mr. Russ was a member of the First Assembly of God and also attended Solomon’s Porch. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Mr. Russ was preceded in death by his father, George Richard Russ, Sr.
He is survived by his mother, Betty JoAnn Simmons Russ Pittman of Augusta; son and daughter in law, Gerald Lee and Fay Russ, Jr. of Waynesboro, GA; daughter Crystal Lori Russ and her partner Paula of Augusta; brothers and sister in law, George Richard “Rick” Russ, Jr. of Augusta and Robert M and Rosemarie Russ of Evans; grandchildren, John, Nikki and Lee Russ; uncle and aunt, Darryl and Fay Simmons of Waterloo, SC; aunt, Vivian Simmons of Laurens, SC; and his best friends, Wayne Fray, David Fray, Donald “Duck” Tyler and Ray Moyer.
The family will receive friends this Tuesday from 1:00 until the hour of the service at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.