Russell Allen Close, age 72, of Brush Arbor Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Jellico Community Hospital in Jellico, Tennessee. He was born on November 22, 1943 in Elkhart, Indiana to the late Bernard and Marjorie Close. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Close.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Close of Williamsburg, Kentucky; three daughters, Angela Baker and Misty Close of Williamsburg and Lisa Close; two sons, Michael Close and Casey Close; two granddaughters, Autumn Grace Baker and Ashlee Nicole Baker; one sister, Hazel Collins of Elkhart, Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the Croley Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be at 12:30 P.M. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doyle Lester officiating. He will be laid to rest following Military Graveside Honors at the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky.