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Joseph Warren Russell

Date of Death: October 7, 2020

Date of Birth: March 10, 1936


1936 - 2020

Augusta - Joseph Warren Russell died on October 7th, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.

He was born March 10, 1936 in Whitefield, the son of Lester O. and Bessie (Wentworth) Russell.

Following his graduation from Wiscasset High School in 1955 he entered the Air Force. He was stationed in Amarillo, Bryan & Lubbock Texas. He married Beverly L. Brann on December 4, 1955 in Amarillo, Texas. Following his honorable discharge from the Air Force In 1959, he worked at Bath Iron Works Ship Yard, Augusta Fire Department and Augusta Police Department. He also worked part time at Augusta Supply. He drove school buses for O'Connors for the Augusta . School as well as bus driver for Windsor School. He graduated from CMVTI in Aubun, Maine , and attended University of Maine in Augusta. Maine .

He was a member of the Lincoln Masonic Lodge and the Kora Temple Shrine Chanters in Lewiston.

He was predeceased by his parents, a sister Jeanette Stults, 2 brothers David & Norman Russell.                      

He is survived by his Wife of 64 years; three sons: Joseph Russell and Companion Gail of Augusta, John Russell and wife Martha of Carmel, Me. Peter Russell and companion Nicky of Norridgewock, Me; A Daughter, Jane Godbout and husband Paul of Windsor Me; Brother-in-law Roland Stults of The Villages, FL; Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, an amazing Aunt, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.

A private committal service for family and friends will be held at a later date.


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