James Kyle Russell of North Salem died April 16 in Brownsburg Meadows. He was 78.
Born Dec. 21, 1935, in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Charles and Eula (Stapleton) Russell. He married Mary Jane Nicely in 1955. She survives.
Mr. Russell was a member of North Salem United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Mike (Beth) Russell of North Salem and Lee (Cheryl) Russell of North Salem; daughters, Cheryl (Brian) Clark of Pittsboro and Theresa (Kyle) Goodnight of Pittsboro; brothers, Bob Russell of North Salem, Glenn (Jo) Russell of North Salem, Don (Betty) Russell of Jamestown, Chuck (Teresa) Russell of North Salem, Steve (Vickie) Russell of New Ross; sister, Betty (Bob) Fishback of Kentucky; grandchildren, Chas (Alissa) Russell of Pittsboro, Brianna Kushnir of Pittsboro, Jake Goodnight of Indianapolis, Jennifer Clark of Lizton, Christopher Forrest of Kingman, Chloee (Dan) Russell-Schaefer of North Salem, Jarred Russell of Kingman; step-grandchildren, Evan (Susie) Blackmore of Jamestown and Emily (Jeremiah) Collier of North Salem, great grandchildren, Gracie, Cooper, Riley, and Jaxson Russell, Hunter, Fynnlee and Hutch Schaefer, C.J. and Emma Kushnir; and step-great-grandchildren, Kameryn and Bryton Collier.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Jane Russell (Frank) Fishback; grandson, Eric Goodnight; and sister-in-law, Belva Russell.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. April 19 in North Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ann Spahr officiating. Burial will take place in Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. April 18 in the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brownsburg Meadows, c/o the Alzheimer’s Unit, 2 E. Tilden, Brownsburg, IN 46112 or American Diabetes Association, Indianapolis Office, 6415 Castleway W. Dr. Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250
Online condolences may be made on the website at www.porterfuneralhome.us.