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James Daniel "Danny" Russell, Jr.

December 22, 1953 - September 18, 2021

James Daniel Russell, 67, died Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born in Newport News to James D. Russell, Sr. and Rosemary Russell. He graduated from Menchville High School in 1972. Danny is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Betsy Brooks Russell; his sons, Joseph Daniel Russell, and Charles Taylor Russell. He is also survived by two sisters; Debbie Garrison, and Jenny Lewis (David); as well as several nieces, nephews, and good friends.

He loved fishing at the family cottage, all of UVA, and playing golf. He also loved looking for treasures with his metal detector. The greatest love he had came from his family and dogs.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 30th, at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23608.

Donations in Danny’s honor may be made to: https://www.tmcfunding.com/funds/for-the-family-of-danny-russell/5995/

Danny’s family would like to give a special thank you to their friends Kendra Mullis, Lisa Walski, Wendy Lincoln, and Dana Turner, for their love and support during this time.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel

12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608

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