Samuel R. Russell, 74 of Rostraver Township, Belle Vernon, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Springfield Regional Medical Center, Springfield, Ohio. He was born Feb. 23, 1943, in Lowber, Jefferson Township, Fayette County, son of James Russell and Blanche Robinson Russell. Sam was a member of the Salem Church and was self-employed with his Trucking business. He is survived by his wife, Mary E. Miller Russell; son, Maurice Glenn Russell of Buena Vista, Pa.; sister, Judy Gellar of Uniontown; granddaughter, Melinda Russell; grandson, Travis Russell, grandson, Austin Russell, grandson, Brandon Greco, granddaughter, Samantha Greco, grandson, Cody Russell; and great-granddaughter, Rylee Wyne. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Valerie Elaine Greco; and Son, Keaven David Russell. Family and Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at ELEY-MCCRORY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Main St., Fayette City, 724-326-5621, www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in the funeral home with Pastor Darrel Evans officiating. Interment will follow in the Salem Cemetery, Rostraver Township.