George Alan Russell, 65, of Lafayette, Ind., passed away on September 21, 2022 at his residence. He was born on May 10, 1957 in Malone, NY to Lester George and Dorothy Anna (Hayle) Russell. He married Paula J. Underwood on June 8, 1991 in Lafayette and she survives.
George was a 1975 graduate of Franklin Academy High School in Malone, NY. He was a metal finisher at Alcoa/Arconic for 39 ½ years, retiring on May 1, 2019. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette. He was avid fan of Cubs baseball, IU and Syracuse basketball and football, and Montreal Canadian Hockey. He also enjoyed bowling and weather watching and was a fan of the Weather Channel.
He is survived by his wife: Paula J. Russell of Lafayette, Ind., sons: Jason Allen (Jillian) Russell of Watertown, NY, Christopher George Russell of Watertown, NY, Samuel Paul Russell (Caitlin Fox) of Chicago, IL, daughter: Sarah Martin (Matt) Beaman of Carthage, NY and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Eddy, and sisters: Laura and Tammy.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort. Keegan Sharp will officiate. Friends may visit 12 Noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort. Memorial donations may be made to the One80 Recovery Resources, 187 Roy Scott Parkway, Frankfort, IN 46041. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may leave a message for the family.