Russell Ash
Saturday
25
August

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018
White Hall Masonic Lodge #80
Rt 67
White Hall, Illinois, United States
Saturday
25
August

Celebration of Life

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018
White Hall Masonic Lodge #80
Rt 67
White Hall, Illinois, United States

Obituary of Russell Ash

Russell Eugene Ash, age 86 of Roodhouse passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his family. He was born June 23, 1932 in White Hall, the son of Reid and Zola Helm Ash. He married Janis Ballard January 8, 1955 in Roodhouse and she survives.

Also surviving are his two sons, Lynn (Debby) Ash of Roodhouse, Craig (Kimberlie) Ash of Las Vegas, NV, five grandchildren, Breanne LaBounty, Chelsea Ash, Lindsay Leftwich, Derrek Ash, and Jordan Ash, six great grandchildren, and two nephews, Wayne and Larry Ash. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Darrell and Lee Ash.

Russell served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He served on the North Greene Board of Education and Greene County Extension Council. He was a lifelong farmer in the Roodhouse area for many years. He enjoyed bowling and attended the U.S. Bowling Congress Tournament  for the past 42 years. He was inducted into the Jacksonville Bowling Hall of Fame.

Celebration of life service will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the White Hall Masonic Lodge. Memorials may be made to Roodhouse First Responders or North Greene Food Pantry. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Roodhouse is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com

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