Obituary of William David Russell
November 21, 2018
William David Russell died of unknown causes in his home on Nov. 13, 2018. He was 83.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., on Dec. 1, 2018 in the GV Adventist Church with a reception following at Old Town Cafe on Mill St., in Grass Valley.
Dave was born Oct. 6, 1935 to Myrna and Bill Russell in Melrose, Mass. By 1940 the family was settled in California. In 1979 he bought the shoe repair shop that became Dave's Shoe Repair. He was an avid model railroader and member of Nevada County Narrow Gauge. As a hub of Grass Valley's Mill St. he will be missed by many.
He is survived by his daughter Debi; son Eric; grandchildren Nicole, Justin, Katrina, Toni, Jarvie, and Chris; great-grandchildren Arleigh, Matthew, Taylor, Hunter, and Daniel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Food Bank of Nevada County.(530) 272-3796 578 Sutton Way #187 Grass Valley, CA 95945.
Alternatively, donations may be made to the Tahoe Shakespeare Company. (775) 832-1616 948 Incline Way Incline Village, NV 89451.
Arrangements are under the care of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.
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