James A. “Jim” Russell, 78, of the Tappan Lake area, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 at the Cleveland Clinic. Born Oct.27, 1932, he was a son of the late Stephen L. Russell and Wanda S. (Edie) Russell Dundr.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Ronnie, and Meryel Russell and a sister, Patricia Cross.

In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated without any services or visitation. Friends and relatives are invited to visit at his Tappan Lake home throughout the week of Dec. 26, 2010.

R. K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of Harrison News-Herald.