Billy Russell, age 67 of Paris, TN, died Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Murray Calloway County Hospital in Murray, KY.
He retired as a locksmith from Murray State University. He was an avid music lover and had a room full of guitars. More than anything, Billy loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of Como Church of Christ. He will be dearly missed.
Billy was born on December 13, 1954, in Colorado Springs, CO, to the late John and the late Betty Mae Miller Russell
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 49 years, Rose Mary Russell of Paris; one daughter, April Michelle (Richard) Papaleo of Paris; three brothers, Jim (Darla) Russell of Paris, Jack (Anne) Russell of Paris, and Jeff (Peggy) Russell of Cottage Grove, TN; one sister, Jane Coddington of Castle Rock, CO; four grandchildren, Edward Russell, Christopher (Amber) Bennett, Victoria (John) Smith and Haylee Papaleo; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Memorial visitation will be Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the memorial service beginning at 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Rex Buford officiating.