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In Memory of

Russell T. Futter

April 18, 1928 - May 17, 2017

Obituary


Russell T. Futter, 89, was born April 18, 1928 in New Albany, IN. At age 5, he and his family moved to El Monte, California where he grew up and started a family. He married Florence V. Futter, and then served in the Army during the Korean War. They had six children in California.

In 1994, he and his wife moved to Wisconsin and lived in Shiocton, WI for 23 years. They had recently moved to Fort Smith, AR. He passed away at home in Fort Smith, Arkansas on May 17, 2017 at...

Russell T. Futter, 89, was born April 18, 1928 in New Albany, IN. At age 5, he and his family moved to El Monte, California where he grew up and started a family. He married Florence V. Futter, and then served in the Army during the Korean War. They had six children in California.

In 1994, he and his wife moved to Wisconsin and lived in Shiocton, WI for 23 years. They had recently moved to Fort Smith, AR. He passed away at home in Fort Smith, Arkansas on May 17, 2017 at 8:45 am.

He is survived by his wife, Florence V. Futter; his five kids, Michael R. Futter, Marcella L. Hardy-Peterson, Timothy P. Futter, Steven T. Futter and Mark A. Futter; as well many grand kids and great grand kids. Russell loved old cars, Royal Rangers and Missions projects around the world.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the pavilion of the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, with burial to follow, all under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.