William H. Russell, 86, of Greensboro, passed away Nov. 11, 2012. William was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Dailey Russell, in January 2010. Dad was a devoted husband, devout Christian, loving father and grandfather, World War II Navy veteran, a graduate of Georgia Tech, and was an avid fan of the Jackets. He was a member of the Greensboro Church of Christ. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his children, Dave & wife Dian Hall Russell, Annette & husband Hilton Green and Harry & wife Trisha Jansen Russell. Grandchildren Brad & wife Laura Nunes Russell, Greg & wife Cheryl Butterworth Russell, Kate & husband Heath Perkins and Rebecca Green-Isley. Great-grandchildren Cole Isley, Caleb Isley, Carter Perkins, Will Russell, Jacob Russell and Hannah Perkins. Sister-in-law Betty Dailey and brother-in-law Ernest Cole.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward. Mr. Bobby Wood will officiate. Interment in the Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m prior to the service.