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Vincent Russell / September 11, 2018

Vincent Russell, 48, of Chase City, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at Chippenham Medical Center, Richmond.

Mr. Russell was born in Chase City, on May 1, 1970. He received his education in the Mecklenburg County Public School system, and at an early age joined Silone Baptist Church. For several years he provided barbering services to the local community, and later worked as a direct care professional with United Friends. Mr. Russell was a United States Army Reserve veteran.

He leaves to cherish his memories two children, Vincent White of Greenville, N.C., and Tylleah Russell of Chase City, a stepdaughter, Temple Boyd of Chase City, nine grandchildren; his father, Ralph Russell Jr. (Yvonne) of Chase City, six sisters, Cheryl Smith of Midlothian, DeLeashia Jordan of Aberdeen, Md., and Ernestine Hayes, Yolanda Saunders, Keisha Bells and Vanessa Saunders all of Yonkers, N.Y., and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Mae Hepburn Russell.

A funeral was held Saturday, Sept. 8, at Silone Baptist Church, Chase with Rev. Melvin J. Palmer officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Silone Memorial Garden.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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