GARLAND – Roger Linwood Russell, 70, died March 23, 2012, in Garland. He was born July 31, 1941, in Merrill, the son of George and Josephine (Bragdon) Russell.
Roger had worked for C.P. Railroad for 20 years. He enjoyed making guitars and spending time at his camp.
He is survived by five children, Brenda Philpot, Michael Russell Sr., Wayne Russell, Tanya Robinson and Roger Russell Jr.; two brothers, Wayne Russell and Zadoc Russell; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Leeman Russell; and two grandsons, Jeremy Russell and Michael Russell Jr.
Friends are invited to call 1 p.m. until the time of funeral service 3 p.m. Monday, March 26, at Lary Funeral Home, Milo, with Deacon Fred Harrigan officiating. Burial will be at Brownville Village Cemetery later in the spring. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at