Robert L. Russell, 86, died on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. He was born on June 5, 1933, in Garden City to Marian and Lula Edith Heinlan Russell.

On Oct. 3, 1953, he married Shirley A. Sullivan in Raton, N.M. She survives.

He is survived by his wife; son, Ryan J. Russell of Wichita; and brother, John D. Russell of Wichita.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 10 brothers and sisters, and one son, Robin Russell.

Private family interment will be held at a later date at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

A celebration of life service will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sleep Inn.

Memorials may be made to the Robert Russell Memorial Fund in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home.