Dennis Russell

James Dennis Russell, Sr., 50, of Frankfort died Thursday night at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, December 21, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., at Leestown Gospel Church. Brother Tim Jump will officiate.

A native of Chattanooga, TN, he was the son of the late Robert Eugene and Wanda Lee Rood Russell. He was a general laborer and landscaper who worked throughout Franklin Co.

Dennis loved wrestling and, along with his brother, performed as “Bad Co.” He enjoyed the game of football, drawing, playing with his grandchildren and being outdoors.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa Trent Russell; two sons, James D. Russell, Jr. and Scotty Russell; three daughters, Loretta Russell, Sarah Russell and Shannon Russell; 5 sisters; 9 brothers; 9 grandsons; 11 granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations, for funeral expenses, to LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home.

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