James Russell Jr.

James Thomas Russell Jr. Jr.

Wednesday, December 18th, 1957 - Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Coston Funeral Homes, Inc.- EL
    427 Lincoln Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
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  • Interment

    Thursday, September 17th, 2020 |
    Thursday, September 17th, 2020
    National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
    Address Not Available
    Cecil Township, PA 15017
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Funeral Services are Private. Facebook Livestream of the Funeral Service will be available Thursday September 17, 2020 at 11:05am on our Facebook page.


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Richard Lightfoot

Posted at 08:31pm
If I could just hear you laughing one more time. That laugh that came from way down in your gut. The one that made big tears roll down your cheeks and you couldn't catch your breath. Yeah that one! Whenever I would tell you some sorry full story about something that happened to me and you would start laughing, not at me, but with me. To tell you the truth, it actually made me feel better. Everytime I go through something I tell my wife, if Dandy was here now he would be on the floor cracking up. How can one person be best friends with so many other people at one time? But, you did. With no jealousy. You kept all of our personal stories private. How can so many people NOT be able to tell the stories of their youth without you being in it? Yes we all knew you were a great athlete, but how many people know you loved Latin? How many people know you were a mechanical drawing expert? That you were such an avid Trekkie. I know what you're singing with God right now. Yeah, Tiny Dancer, by Elton John, like we used to, a little Earth Wind & Fire, The Chi-Lites, some LTD, yeah some New Birth, don't forget to put some WAR in there...Keep singing, soon we'll ALL be there to keep harmony with you. Love you…. Lightfoot.

Estelle Lightfoot

Posted at 02:38pm
Dandy has been a lifelong friend to the LIGHTFOOT family. Rest with God.

Mary Meg

Posted at 10:39pm
To the Russell Family!
You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Love Aunt/Sis Mary
Marietta, GA

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