Russell J. Samuels 1929-2013

COLUMBUS – Russell J. Samuels, 83, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Grant Hospital in Columbus.

He was born July 30, 1929, in Warren, a son of Howard and Edna Davis Samuels.

Russell was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the First Christian Church in Niles.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine McIntyre Samuels; daughters, Joan Hedrick of Amanda and Tracy Samuels of Columbus; three grandchildren; and one stepgranddaughter.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Home in Niles. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home, with a 12:15 p.m. Masonic service.

Burial will follow in Hawley Cemetery, Paris Township.

Arrangements are being handled by the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda.