Russell Ash

Obituary of Russell James Ash

Waldron – Russell James Ash, age 74 of Hudson passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his home.  He was born on May 15, 1946 in Hillsdale, Michigan to John and Myrna (Ball) Ash. Russell served his country proudly with the United States Army and on December 8, 1976, he married the former Barbara Ann Fix in Brooklyn, Michigan. He devoted his working career to agriculture as a self-employed, hardworking, life- long farmer.  Russell enjoyed putting together model cars, collecting toy tractors, working on cars and tinkering in his garage.

Surviving is his wife, Barbara Ash of Waldron; three children, Jason Ash of Waldron, Jeremy (Katie) Ash of Priest River, ID and Donna (Dan) Marvin of Camden, MI; six grandchildren, Katie, Brooke, Daniel, Christopher, Lily and Bailey; and four sisters, Diane (Kerry) Flory of Pioneer, OH, Jean Kimmell of Angola, IN, Vivian (Bill) Knapp of Melbourne, OH and Janet (Ron) Green of Fremont, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

A celebration of life for Russel will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. at his home.  You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions in Russell’s memory may be made to Hospice of Hillsdale County or to Betzer Community Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson. 

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