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Ray Eugene Russell

August 8, 1926 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

Ray Eugene Russell, 94 of Woodway, formally of Dallas, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020. He had requested that no services be held.

Ray Eugene Russell, 94 of Woodway, formally of Dallas, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020. He had requested that no services be held.

Ray was born August 8, 1926 to Roy and Ione Timken Russell in Dodge City, Kansas. He married Maxey Schnitzer on Jan. 19, 1951 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.

He served his country in the United States Navy, on the USS Shields, in the South Pacific during WWII.  He was a graduate of The University of Oklahoma, and went on to earn his Law Degree from The University of Oklahoma Law School.  He was employed by State Farm Insurance Company until his retirement in 1991, as a Divisional Manager in the Dallas Regional Office.

After his retirement, Maxey and Ray enjoyed traveling the United State and Europe.  Ray also enjoyed morning walks and was an avid reader.

Ray was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years.

He leaves behind daughter; Stephanie Baker and her husband Jim, granddaughter; Christina Leigh Schwarz and husband, Adam, great granddaughter; Kaddison Mae Schwarz all of Woodway; step great grandchildren, Leandra, Mackenzie, and Jayden Schwarz; sister, Frances Jeffries of North Carolina.

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