Richard Terrance Russell was born on April 6, 1965 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was the son of Annie Mary Russell and Eugene Russell. He departed this earthly life on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.
Richard attended Holy Ground Church in the Wilderness where he received teaching under the pastor, Apostle Roscoe H. Williams Jr. He was educated in the Davidson County School System.
Richard was employed as a Forklift operator for many years until his health began to fail. He enjoyed fishing and collecting older cars. He also had a passion for helping others and loved his family and friends.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents Eugene Russell and Annie Mary Starnes Russell, sister Shirley Ross and son Brandon Mullins.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories, loving wife Auaette Russell, son Verlentez Phillips, brothers Larry (L’Tawnya) Russell, Wayne (Kathy) Russell, James (Convonnia) Russell, Michael (Jacci) Russell and Herbert Starnes, sister Genera Phillips, sister-in-law Debra (Vincent) Henly, brothers-in-law Rickey (Angela) Williams, Roscoe (LaWanda) Williams Jr. Thomas Williams and Erica Williams, uncles Willie (Susan) Starnes and Ruben Starnes, aunts Shirley Batts and Frances Peterson, grandchildren Malakhi Mullins, Alexandria Mullins, and Nevaeh White, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friend. Viewing Friday March 18, 2022, 3-6, visitation Saturday March 19, 2022, 1-2:00pm with funeral to follow at fh.