Richard Dale Russell, 78 of Walnut Ridge passed away April 10, 2023, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Born August 4, 1944, in Powhatan, son of the late, Albert and Faye Hillburn Russell. He worked as a truck driver and enjoyed motorcycles and cars.

He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Patsy Hart Russell; and one brother, Redmon Russell.

Survivors include three children, Donald (Debra) Russell of Powhatan, Tina (Tommy) Crum of Walnut Ridge, and Danielle (Dakota Krueger) Russell of Hoxie; seven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two brothers, James (J.W.) Russell of Portia, and Thurman Russell of Calico Rock; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 2 PM in the Bryan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rick Hart and Bro. Harold Russell officiating. Pallbearers will be Heith and Keith Russell, Wayne Smith, Curtis Reed, Michael Murphy, Bryan Butts, Tommy and Matt Crum. Interment will follow at the Old Lebanon Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Bryans Chapel.