Brandon was born June 7, 1985 in Marion, Illinois. He was the son of Stephen A. and Patricia D. (Thornton) Russell.
Brandon was united in marriage to Jennie L. Edgil in 2007 at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She survives.
Other survivors include: their daughter – Kaylee Patricia Russell; his father – Stephen Russell of Goreville along with a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and many dear friends. Brandon and Jennie were anticipating the birth of a child in September 2018.
Brandon’s mother, Patricia Russell, departed this life Friday, February 16, 2018.
Brandon had attended Goreville High School. He had enjoyed and participated in a number of sports activities, including basketball, baseball and track. Brandon also enjoyed fishing. He particularly cherished time spent with his daughter, Kaylee. Brandon was of the Methodist faith.
Brandon was a self-employed handyman.
A service honoring the lives of Brandon Russell and Patricia Russell will be conducted Thursday morning, February 22, 2018, at 11 AM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Pastor R.G. Null will officiate. Burial will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery near Buncombe.
Visitation will be conducted Wednesday evening, February 21, 2018, from 5 PM to 8 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.
Memorials may be made to a fund which will be established for the benefit of Brandon’s daughter, Kaylee. Donations may be left in care of Bailey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 695, Vienna, IL 62995. Please make checks payable to: Jennie Russell.