Russell McKittrick (89) of Shelbyville

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Published on July 1 2013 5:17 pm

Russell E. McKittrick 89 of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 1: 19 PM Sunday June 30, 2013 in his home. 

Russell was born Sept. 9, 1923 in Shelby County, IL the son of Lloyd and Edith Goddard McKittrick.  He married Betty Price on Jan. 30, 1948 and she passed away Feb. 8, 2010.
He was employed at the Oliver Corporation in Shelbyville for many years and later retired from Crossroads Press in Effingham, IL.

Surviving are daughters: Karen Gordon and husband Ben of Shelbyville, Dana Fox and husband Steve of Shelbyville; grandchildren: Mark Gordon and wife Colleen of Phoenix, AZ, Lisa Randolph and husband Rob of Shelbyville, Tisha Armstrong and husband Dan of Mt. Auburn, IL, Jason Fox and wife Colleena of Shelbyville; great grandchildren: Devon Randolph of Shelbyville, Kaylee Randolph of Shelbyville, Nina Gordon of Phoenix, AZ, Kayla Newlin and husband Darren  of Hidalgo, IL, Trent Horton  of Macon, IL, Trevor Horton of Macon, IL, Shauna Danneberger and husband Craig of Shelbyville, Seth Klauser of Shelbyville, Stuart Klauser of Shelbyville, Taylor Armstrong of Hicks, LA, Tyler Armstrong of Mt. Auburn, IL, Megan Knearem of Shelbyville and Madison Fox of Findlay, IL; great-great–grandchildren: Cali Randolph, Isabelle Klauser and Emmett Klauser; sister-in-law Maureen McKittrick of Shelbyville and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty, parents, grandson Jordan Fox, brothers, Harold “Short” McKittrick and Carl McKittrick.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday July 3, 2013 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville.  Rev. Mark Sanders will officiate.  Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until time of the service on Wednesday.  A graveside service will then be held at 3:30 PM Wednesday in Price Cemetery near Herrick, IL.   Memorials may be made in Russell’s memory to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.  On line condolences may be directed to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com