Friday, June 9, 2017

Russell G. McWhinney (May 29, 2017)

Russell G. McWhinney age 75 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:09 PM Monday May 29, 2017 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home Greenville. Russell was born August 14, 1941 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and the son of the late Boyd Gordon and Lois Jeanette (Redman) McWhinney.

He was retired from Bing Lear of Berne, Indiana as an estimating engineer and was a veteran serving in the U.S. National Guard.

Russell was a member of the Toy Tractor Club, John Deere Two Cylinder Club, the Greenville American Legion, enjoyed yard work, his Mini Farm, hunting and NASCAR.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Jennifer (Williams) McWhinney and unborn son October 15, 1980, 2nd wife Judy McWhinney and Sister Suzanne Verburg.

Russell is survived by his son and daughter in law Gabriel (Jennifer) McWhinney of St. Paris, Ohio; grandchildren Kylie, Cora, Landon and Gavin McWhinney; brothers Jerry (Elaine) McWhinney of Middleville, MI., Marvin (Patricia) McWhinney of Hastings, MI. and Bruce (Marilyn) McWhinney of Middleville, MI.; sister Cheryl McWhinney of Middleville, MI., brother in law Richard Verburg of Howard City, MI; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a Special Friend Annette Buzard.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday June 3, 2017 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.

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