Collis E. Russell

May 2, 1946 - Aug. 24, 2017
Collis E. Russell, May 2, 1946 - Aug. 24, 2017

A resident of Morris Park Lane in East Hampton since 1974, Collis E. Russell died at home on Aug. 24. He was 71.

Born in Moore County, N.C., on May 2, 1946, to William and Augusta Russell, he attended school there and in Bridgehampton, where he moved with his family. On Sept. 12, 1964, he married Linda Sue Ward. The couple relocated to East Hampton, and Mr. Russell worked as a window washer for more than 25 years across the East End.

He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Faye Russell, Felicia Russell, and Sonja Russell, all of East Hampton, and by two sons, Kyle Russell of East Hampton and Chris Russell of Maine.

Nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 20 nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial will be held at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Friday, Sept. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be no charge to attend, and donations will be accepted for the family.