Thomas Lee Russell, 58, passed away at UNC Chapel Hill on Friday, February 13, 2015. Tommy fought a courageous battle with Lymphoma.
Born on April 17, 1956 to Thomas Wayne and Nila Shelley Russell in Kingsport, TN. He attended ETSU and UT in TN, NCSU and Wake Tech in Raleigh. He lived and worked in Kingsport, TN, and Raleigh, Cary, Fuquay and Angier NC. He sang in choirs and played and sang in various bands since his early teens. Music was his passion.
Survivors include his wife and friend Gina Eatman-Russell, and his mother, Nila Russell, his sister, Dreama Boyd, of Kingsport, TN, his brother Randy Russell of Chattanooga, TN, and several beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Wayne Russell.
Services will be held at 11:30 am, Saturday, February 21st at Trinity Baptist Church, 29 E. Wray Street, Angier, NC. Relatives and friends are welcome at the service and immediately following it.
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