Russell, Barry Stewart, 62, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 after giving the fight of his life to diabetes at Liza’s Place, Wheeling.
He was born July 13, 1955 in Redwood, CA., the son of the late Wayne and Lura Haley Russell.
Barry was owner/operator of Made in the Shade Window Tinting and a member of Harbor of Hope Assembly of God Church, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Barry was a loving husband, father and grandfather, he loved the Lord, his nine dogs, motorcycle and guitar and his passion was window tinting.
Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Sandra Kay Wojcik Russell, two daughters, Brooke Russell of Anaheim, CA., and Lisa Van Lierop (Matt) of Temecula, CA., his brother, Michael Collins of Huntington Beach, CA., two sisters, Mary Ellen Foster and Ruthie Shirley both of Grass Valley, CA., two grandchildren, Adam and Katilyn Van Lierop, his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Steve and Denny Wojcik of Wheeling, a loving cousin, Sharon Torbett (Lionel) of Lexington, SC., several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to a memorial visitation from 2 pm until his memorial service at 3 pm on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Harbor of Hope Assembly of God Church, St. Clairsville, Ohio with Rev. Dean C. Myers officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA., 22202 (Click Here) or to Harbor of Hope Assembly of God Church, 67667 Warnock Road, St. Clairsville, Ohio, 43950 (Click Here) or to www.TMCFunding.com
Local arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV., 26003.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
I didn”t know barry very well, but I will always remember him. 14 years ago he gave me a black lab puppy. I still have that dog. I was always greatful for that. he raised some amaizing dogs.
Sandy: Sorry to just hear of Barry’s illness and passing. I know it is difficult to understand all of this but our God is with us and will comfort us at all times. Peace be with you, Sandy and friends and family.
Sandy and family, I am so sorry for your loss.
Sandy, My dear childhood friend our family prays for you and yours. …”Your ears shall hear a word behind you saying-“This is the way, walk in it”- Isaiah 30:21 May God lead you through these difficult times.
Dear Ones —
May God’s peace and blessings be yours during this most tender season; and, may He give you many lovely memories, so that you may always have roses in December.
Ever hoping . . .
Always in Jesus,
Maryann (Music Ministry Volunteer)
When a loved one passes, it is a difficult experience for family members. Sorry for your loss. The best friend that a bereaved family can have, is out God and Creator, “the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ “. He is the hearer of prayer and the God of all comfort who, comforts us in all of our trials. 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4.