Obituary: Robert G. Russell

Robert “Bob” Glynn Russell, longtime coordinator of technical services for the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died September 21 in hospice care in Dallas. He was 91.

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Robert “Bob” Glynn Russell, longtime coordinator of technical services for the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died September 21 in hospice care in Dallas. He was 91. He was born May 4, 1931, to Jesse Anderson and Myrtle Edna Russell in Rocky, Okla. He lived in Irving 54 years. Russell served 28 years in the BGCT communications office, from November 1968 to January 1997. He received numerous awards for outstanding workmanship and for volunteer service. He was preceded in death by his wife Frances and siblings Sam, Clova and L.A. He is survived by son David and his wife Sherry of Irving; son Steve Russell of Bremond; Patricia Russell of Bryan; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a brother, Jesse Anderson Jr. of Rowlett. Graveside services with honors will be scheduled later at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Texas Baptist Men.


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