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James "Walt" Walter Russell

June 2, 1938 November 24, 2018
James "Walt" Walter Russell
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Obituary for James "Walt" Walter Russell

James Walter Russell, age 80 of Sevierville, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. Walt served in the United States Air Force “Strategic Air Command”, and was stationed in England and Greenland during the Korean Conflict 1954-1958. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, but was a former member of Valley View Baptist Church where he was baptized on August 9, 1953. He loved reading, gardening and taking care of his dogs.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Otha and Stella Mae Russell; brothers: Frank, Conley, Buck (Zelda), John, Bill, Sherrill, and Gary Russell; sisters: Peggy Russell and Katie Russell Oakley.

Wife: Verna Valentine Russell;
Son: James Clifford “Cliff” Russell;
Daughter: Sandra Mae Russell Luciano (Sandy);
Grandchildren: Austin, Levi, and Bella Luciano;
Several nieces and nephews

Walt’s family would like to extend a special thanks to CARIS Hospice, Home Instead Care, and also to Sharon Manning for all of her help.

Family and friends will meet 10 AM Saturday in Valley View Cemetery for graveside service and interment with Rev. Preston Joslin officiating. The family will receive friends from 11AM to Noon Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Online condolences may be made at

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11:00 AM 11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/30/2018 12:00:00 PM
Atchley Funeral Home

118 East Main St.
Sevierville, TN 37862

Atchley Funeral Home
118 East Main St. Sevierville 37862 TN
United States





10:00 AM 12/1/2018 10:00:00 AM
Valley View Cemetery

(Wears Valley)
Sevierville, TN

Valley View Cemetery
(Wears Valley) Sevierville TN

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